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Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 5:53 AM

Requisition ID 48174BR
Title Associate Scientist : Protein and Peptide Chemistry
Job Category Research Scientist
Job Description PURPOSE:
The Protein and Peptide Chemistry Department in Seattle is engaged in early target discovery and validation for the development of novel therapies for the treatment of obesity and type 1 diabetes. The Associate Scientist will support the protein chemistry and peptide engineering to deliver lead and candidate molecules for various research projects.
RELATIONSHIPS:
Reports to functional area head in Protein and Peptide Chemistry Seattle. Internal relationships include the project teams and research colleagues internally and globally. Communicates data and collaborates externally when required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Synthesize and purification of peptides and modified proteins with high efficiency and high quality to support the discovery chemistry
- Characterization of synthetic peptides and modified proteins by various methods including RP:HPLC:MS, SEC, IEX and other biophysical instruments
- Formulation of synthetic peptides and modified proteins for in vitro, in vivo studies and chemical and biophysical analysis
- Routine maintenance of the chemistry lab instruments including analytical HPLC, prep. HPLC, mass spec. and peptide synthesizers etc.
- Effectively communicate and work with supervisor and colleagues to promote a world:class research environment
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS: EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
- A Master degree in chemistry with a minimum of 4 years of experience or a Bachelor's degree in chemistry with a minimum of 6 years of experience. Senior Associate Scientist title may be considered commensurate with experience.
- A background in organic chemistry, protein chemistry or chemical biology is strongly preferred
- Scholarly excellence in Science as appropriately documented
- Strong ability to learn new technology and understand drug discovery process
- Strong commitment to research in a team environment focused on cutting:edge, industrial drug discovery
- Experiences in peptide synthesis, protein modification is desired
- Experience in peptide and protein purification, characterization and formulation is desired
- Effective written and oral communication skills; Development and maintenance of good internal relationships
Department NNRC : PROTEIN ENGINEERING MGMT (1)
Position Location US : Seattle, WA
City Seattle
State/Provinces US : WA
At Novo Nordisk, we know that driving change on a global level and improving treatment outcomes for people with diabetes and other chronic diseases begins here at home. Thats why we make an unmatched commitment to our employees, our families and our communities. That means outstanding rewards, industry:leading training programs, and an environment that supports you to achieve your goals at every level. Its all part of the Novo Nordisk Way. It includes our Vision and our commitment to the Triple Bottom Line principle : helping us find the right balance between compassion and competitiveness
With a career at Novo Nordisk, you'll feel a difference right from the start. It's a sense of inspiration and mobility that comes from a shared belief in driving positive change for people, families, and communities everywhere. Congratulations on taking your first step
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