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Head of Chemistry - siRNA

Employer
Scientific Search
Location
Somerville, MA
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Sector
Science, Chemistry
Organization Type
Corporate
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Head of Chemistry - siRNA
Location: Boston, MA (Relocation Offered)

Scientific Search has partnered with a Cambridge, MA based Stealth Mode Biotech company that has raised a substantial amount of money and is growing quickly. They are seeking a Head of Chemistry that will have broad range of responsibilities across strategy, talent, and pipeline development.

This Role Offers:
  • Reports directly to a well-known CSO
  • Ability to establish and hire a world class Chemistry Team
  • Excellent Compensation package including industry competitive base, bonus and early stage equity package.
  • Fantastic Medical Benefits, 401k matching, etc.

Responsibilities:
  • Highly self-motivated, creative, and critical thinking to solve complex technical and scientific problems with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong, inclusive relationships in highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams to effectively drive early drug discovery initiatives
  • Project team leadership: setting strategy and driving programs to key decision points
  • Develop and execute synthesis of novel chemical modifications and delivery modalities for siRNA
  • Develop and execute research effort on our extrahepatic delivery platform
  • Synthesis of lipids, small molecules, carbohydrates, and other nucleoside building blocks to be used for RNA delivery and chemical stabilization
  • Work closely with our internal RNAi platform teams and external collaborators including CRO's to execute research on siRNA delivery

Requirements:
  • PhD degree: relevant life sciences discipline
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Familiarity with siRNA, ASOs and gene silencing
  • Exceptional understanding of biology concepts and chemical application to solve biological problems
  • Experience in large molecule drug discovery and in early target discovery and validation

For immediate consideration please email Kevin Wasser, at kevin@scientificsearch.com#LI-KW1

Be sure to check out all of our other current openings at
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Category: Biopharmaceutical Company
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