Research associate position in the Research Biochemistry group of Agenus, in Lexington, MA. This role supports peptide synthesis for all aspects of Agenus R&D. Additional cross functional biochemistry research is part of this role also.
Peptide synthesis, purification, and analysis to provide high quality peptides in support of all aspects of Agenus R&D. Additional work on novel methods for synthesis of modified peptides, and preparation of novel protected amino acids to use in peptide synthesis. Maintenance of written and electronic laboratory records. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be skilled as a team player and a self-starter.
BS/BA in chemistry or equivalent, 0-3 years of experience. Academic and/or industrial laboratory experience in relevant area(s) of research is a plus. Preferred candidates will have experience in synthetic and analytical chemistry including peptide synthesis and mass spectrometry. Eagerness to learn is essential.