Process Development Chemist

Hongene Biotechnologies
Job Location
San Francisco east bay
Depending on experience and qualification

Medical, dental, vision, annual bonus

Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated chemist with background in synthetic organic chemistry and experience in related analytical techniques and modern instrumentation. The chemist will work closely with other group members and play an important role in synthesis of new target compounds and transfer of experimental procedures to the manufacture group.

Synthesize, purify and characterize new intermediates and target compounds.

Optimize and scale up the synthesis and transfer procedures to the manufacture group.

Keep good records of experimental procedures and analytical data.

Maintain the chemistry laboratory space in compliance with safety regulations.



PhD with 2 years + industrial experience or MS with 5 years of experience.

Proficient experience in synthetic organic chemistry and analytical methods.

Proven ability to execute multi-step syntheses independently.

Familiar with office and work-related software.

Good written and oral communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experiences in the synthesis of small molecules and carbohydrate modifications are preferred. Additional experience in nucleosides, nucleotides, and fluorescent dyes are beneficial.

Bilingual in Mandarin Chinese and English is highly helpful.

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