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Scientist/Sr. Scientist
LNP Discovery
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (or related field) with 0-3 years industrial experience, or B.S./M.S. in Chemistry (or related field) with 5+ years industrial experience (job title commensurate with experience level)
  • Documented track record of research focused in one of the following areas: organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, or chemical biology
  • Skilled in multi-step organic synthesis and associated analytical techniques (column chromatography, mass spectrometry, NMR)
  • Ability to analyze biological data and develop structure-activity relationships to guide design of new lipid analogs. Knowledge of cheminformatics and data analysis techniques a plus
  • Experience with lipid chemistry or bioconjugations could be advantageous, but is not required
  • An ideal candidate will demonstrate high levels of creativity, problem solving, and proficiency in organic synthesis
  • The ability to collaborate effectively throughout the company is also essential
  • Design, synthesize, and characterize novel lipids, which will be used to formulate nanoparticles for encapsulation of base editor payloads
  • Discover and optimize new lipid components that drive the efficacy, selectivity, and safety of potential therapeutics
  • Help manage team of CRO chemists by providing synthesis targets, route troubleshooting, and feedback
  • Manage lipid inventory (physical stocks and electronic cataloging)
  • Perform occasional bioconjugations linking lipid nanoparticles to auxiliary ligands
  • Work with other chemists, screening, and hit validation team members to facilitate smooth pipeline of testing novel lipid compositions
Beam Therapeutics

501-1,000 employees