Sr. Research Associate- Analytical Chemistry
Vertex Pharmaceuticals 31 reviews - San Diego, CA

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We are searching for a Senior Research Associate to join our Chemistry team. Working closely with a Research Scientist II, the successful candidate will be relied on to perform high throughput purifications of MedChem compound libraries (up to 500 compounds/week) on a Waters Fractionlynx LC-MS system. A successful candidate will also operate and maintain relevant peripheral equipment including liquid handlers, evaporators, custom-made robotic systems, and other instrumentation for the purpose of preparing samples for the compound archive. In addition to operating and maintaining critical LC-MS instrumentation, the candidate will assist with general needs regarding new method development, troubleshooting difficult separations, and coordination of service calls. Key functions will include using LC-MS technology in combination with in-house technology (CAPER) to successfully analyze and purify compound libraries. The position requires collaborative activities with the Information Systems (IS) group, Engineering Group, and Compound Management for the purpose of development of new hardware and software applications.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is a global biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of breakthrough small molecule drugs for serious diseases. The Company's strategy is to commercialize its products both independently and in collaboration with major pharmaceutical companies. Vertex's product pipeline is focused on viral diseases, cystic fibrosis, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, cancer, and pain.

VERTEX is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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Vertex is targeting some of the world's most devastating diseases in new and unconventional ways. Our work is difficult, but the results...