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Research Associate, NP Analytical Chemistry

Enveda Biosciences

Enveda Biosciences

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Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Enveda is looking for a Research Associate to join our team in Boulder, CO.!
The contribution you will make:
We are looking for a motivated analytical chemist with proficiency in separation chemistry, chromatography, mass spectrometry, and metabolomics analysis of natural products for both qualitative and quantitative analysis. You will be primarily responsible for operating chromatographic instrumentation, method development, and isolation and characterization of targeted secondary metabolites from natural products.
As a member of the Platform Chemistry team, you will report to our Senior Director of Platform Chemistry.

You get to collaborate on:

  • Hands-on execution of analytical chemistry methods, data analysis, targeted isolation and characterization of various types of natural product samples.
  • Champion on sample handling and analysis of complex extracts, SPE fractions, semi-purified fractions, pure samples for analytical LC runs, mass spectrometry (LC-MS, GC-MS, MS/MS), and NMR data acquisition and interpretation.
  • Perform analytical method development, method scouting, method transfer and scale-up isolations for targeted compounds.
  • Isolation and purification of compounds from extracts or enriched fractions at analytical to semi-preparative scale.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the LC and MS instruments and resolve the equipment issues efficiently to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Manage the lab operations while preparing required standards, reagents and maintaining chemical and consumable inventories to the team.
  • Support multiple projects within platform chemistry services and communicate the results and conclusion clearly to the team and management.
  • Prepare SOPs, documentation, reports, presentations, and participate in internal/ external meetings.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Work well within a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented start-up environment.
  • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Maintain compliance with Enveda notebooks, SOPs, internal databases and support of Enveda standards for protection of intellectual property.

Who will thrive in this role?

  • BS/MS in chemistry or related discipline with 2+ years of relevant experience in an industry/CRO/academic research lab setting.
  • Strong background in separation chemistry, chromatography (HPLC, LC-MS), mass spectrometry (MS, HRMS, MS/MS) and chromatographic method development is required.
  • Experience in extractions, pre-fractionation, and purification of natural products is highly desirable.
  • Background in NMR and structural elucidation is a plus.
  • Experience with life sciences software and laboratory information management systems (Benchling, CDD, Spotfire, etc…).
  • Experience with spectral database construction, chemometric data interpretation, and analysis is a plus.
  • Familiarity with computational tools and resources, organic chemistry, and drug discovery is a plus.
  • Excellent team player, and experience of working with cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well within a fast-paced, dynamic, and team-oriented start-up environment.

What to expect in the interview process:

  • HR Screen (30 minutes)
  • Hiring Manager Interview (45 minutes)
  • [On-site] Lab Tour (30 minutes)
  • [On-site] Seminar (30 minutes)
  • [On-site] Technical Interview (60 minutes)
  • [On-site] Enveda Culture Interview (30 minutes)
  • Technical Interview (45 minutes)

Some of the total rewards of working here

  • Culture: Enveda lives for people
  • Salary: $75,000 - $95,000
  • Equity
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental and vision insurance. Company pays 90% of the premium for employee and dependents.
  • 401k: Traditional or Roth 401k matching of 4% (100% of your contributions up to 4% of your annual compensation).
  • PTO: Flexible paid time off (that we encourage and celebrate). Company-wide weeklong break to recharge. 10 observed holidays.
  • Work-Life Harmony
  • Adoption Assistance: At Enveda we want to celebrate and support employees who want to adopt children. We're excited to offer adoption assistance to employees who have completed the adoption process, including placement.
Come join us!
Our employees are the lifeblood of our work and our inspiration to press on. Together we've built a special place here—a drug discovery platform that's unique in the world with an incredible team collaborating in a creative, transformative culture. Our mission is to bring hope to patients everywhere. Our progress towards that goal would not be possible without talented people like you.
Employee Promise
Using imagination and dedication, we are working to improve human health and give hope to patients everywhere. Our work together is empowering, trustable and collaborative, enabling each of us to do our best work
Enveda's values
• Don't rush, but don't wait. • Over-communicate and follow up by default. • No question or comment is incorrect, silly, or basic. • Listen to, learn from, grow with, and help grow your team. • Always say what you really think - with positive intent. • Be an Intrapreneur. • Celebrate your wins, and also your failures. • We are One Enveda. • Be courageous.
We value your uniqueness
One of life's gifts is to interact with a variety of people. Each of us has a unique story that shapes how we view the world, and solve problems. Learning from each other enhances our collective wisdom while achieving better outcomes at a faster clip. People from all kinds of backgrounds can succeed in all kinds of roles.
Our work environment appreciates the contributions of every person. Working together is how we produce results that illuminate our Purpose - To Deliver Hope To Every Patient. One-Enveda is a company value because success depends on trusting, working relationships that respect the commonality and differences of people.
At Enveda we are building a place where every person can do the best work of their lifetime.
Enveda is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws.
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