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Postdoctoral Fellow: Peptide Chemistry (Calibr)

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Requisition Information

Posting Information

Requisition Number 04573
Department Name: Calibr
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Fellow: Peptide Chemistry (Calibr)
Position Summary:

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is a not-for profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in collaboration with academic partners in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.
Job ID: 142

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow candidate to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on early stage translational research. Postdoctoral Fellow will work as part of a team of scientists to engineer peptides or proteins that modulate novel biological pathways or processes and represent new therapeutic approaches to unmet medical needs. Research activities include protein/peptide expression and purification from bacteria or mammalian cells and subsequent modification and peptide synthesis in solution phase and/or solid phase, including chemical linker synthesis, peptide and protein conjugation chemistry. Responsibilities may include mammalian cell-based assay development and optimization and high throughput cell-based screens; elucidation of biologically relevant targets/mechanisms of action; and elaboration of protein or small molecules toward pre-clinical drug candidates. Postdoctoral Fellow will publish their findings in high impact, peer-reviewed journals and be co-inventors on patents related to their work

Location: California
Additional Information:

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Physical Requirements:

Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

• Ph.D. in LIST FIELDS or related field
• Experience in peptide solid phase synthesis and bioconjugation, peptide expression in E coli or mammalian systems with demonstrated research excellence
• Interdisciplinary experiences in bioorganic/organic chemistry, pharmacology, experience in peptide engineering and protein chemistry is a plus
• Highly motivated, creative, and able to maintain excellent documentation of their work
• Able to collaborate proficiently and communicate effectively with colleagues and management teams
• Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Must possess a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task
• Previous Postdoctoral experience is acceptable, but not required.

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Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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