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Job: Organic Chemist, NIRvana Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC

General Information


Job title:
Organic Chemist
Job location:
Research Triangle Park, NC  27709 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
05/15/2019
Compensation:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description


Job Description:
• Perform multi-step synthesis of heterocyclic fluorescent dyes and intermediates
• Perform purification and characterization of organic compounds using chromatography, NMR, mass spectrometry, HPLC, UV-VIS spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, and related techniques
• Maintain laboratory notebooks and records suitable for publications, intellectual property protection, and regulatory requirements
• Contribute to preparing grant proposals, reports, and presentations

About NIRvana Sciences
NIRvana Sciences’ mission is to commercialize near-infrared fluorescent dyes with ultra narrow spectral properties for use in medical diagnostics and optical imaging. This advantage creates the opportunity to substantially increase the markers analyzed in medical diagnostic and imaging tests offering significant value to researchers, clinicians and healthcare test consumers. NIRvana Sciences is a spin-out company from the College of Sciences’ Department of Chemistry at North Carolina State University. For additional information, please visit www.nirvanasciences.com

Job Requirements


Job Requirements:
• PhD in organic chemistry with 2+ years of postgraduate research experience
• Experience is required with multi-step synthesis and handling air-sensitive reagents and catalysts
• Highly valuable would be experience in porphyrin chemistry, dye chemistry, and/or polymer preparation and characterization
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
(Job number: 3839068)
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