Sr. Research Associate / Scientist
Synthetic Chemistry
Posted on 3/15/2023
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • You are committed to building a respectful, energetic, and open culture
  • Understanding data is critical, so you will stay on top of the latest results, brainstorm with the team about their implications, and help craft new ideas in response
  • Your voice is important; we will count on you to contribute to the group's success by sharing your expertise with others and through collaboration across teams and disciplines
  • You have a BS, MS, or PhD in chemistry with 1-3 years industry research experience in organic synthesis or medicinal chemistry
  • You are excited to be a part of a platform team that collaborates with project teams across the portfolio
  • You have experience using and interpreting data from LCMS and HPLC
  • The ideal candidate would have prior parallel chemistry or HTE experience
  • Automation is cool! You are excited to think about how to accelerate your workflows through automation
  • Detail-oriented & organized are adjectives to describe you
  • You are committed to data driven decision making and the execution of laboratory experiments to enable those decisions
  • Problem solving is fun! You are eager to troubleshoot and solve technical and logistical problems
  • You have strong communication skills, can flex to different work styles, and believe that the best outcomes result from bringing out the creativity of your colleagues
  • You will apply your synthetic chemistry experience to deliver nano-scale libraries or larger scale parallel synthesis libraries for project teams
  • You will leverage high-throughput experimentation (HTE) workflows to optimize reaction conditions for library synthesis or scale-up efforts
  • You will collaborate with our machine learning team to propose, develop, and execute automated synthesis workflows to support and accelerate hit follow-up and triage
  • You will use specialized software for large scale data organization, visualization, and analysis
  • Safety is paramount, and you are committed to following protocols and documenting your work clearly
  • You will take an active role in the team and help keep the lab running
Relay Therapeutics

51-200 employees

Clinical-stage precision medicine company
Company Overview
Relay Therapeutics' mission is to make small molecule medicines against precision medicine targets with their objective being to make the discovery of medicines both more efficient and effective.
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Life, disability, & FSA
  • 401k
  • Commuter benefits
  • Parental leave
  • Home office stipend
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • PTO
Company Core Values
  • The little things really matter to us
  • We're candid with each other
  • We take great pride in our culture
  • We value and respect different experiences