Genepep are a biotechnology company based in Montpellier, South of France, that specialise in the synthesis of peptides, small proteins and libraries.
We are looking to add to our Peptide Synthesis capacities and are recruiting a technician.
The successful candidate will be educated to BSc level (or a minimum of Bac+2) and will join the Production Department of Genepep. The person will be responsible for the production of peptides according to established protocols (synthesis, analysis, purification, conditioning) and defined specifications.
The person will be involved with 2 types of peptide production:
- High Throughput Synthesis of peptide libraries
- Custom Peptide Synthesis
After training, the person will be expected to be autonomous for conducting peptide syntheses on solid supports such as “lanterns”, and will also be responsible for the running of a high throughput purification system.
Skills required include, but are not limited to:
- Knowledge of Organic Chemistry
- HPLC (analytical, preparative)
- Mass Spectrometry
- Organization, accuracy, thoroughness
- Ability to listen and learn
- Ability to work in a team
- Autonomy, sense of responsibility
Experience of chemistry on solid supports and/or peptide chemistry would be highly advantageous. Moreover, this position requires a good understanding and speaking level of the French language.
Starting date: 01/04/2013
Renewable 6-month contract to start with
To apply for this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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