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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Technical Associate I, Pentelute Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Technical Associate I, Pentelute Lab

  • Job Number: 19282

  • Functional Area: Research - Scientific

  • Department: Chemistry

  • School Area: Science

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Temporary

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

    TECHNICAL ASSOCIATE 1, Chemistry, to join the laboratory of Professor Bradley L. Pentelute ( . Will apply methodologies to rapidly synthesize and derivatize peptides and oligonucleotides using a new flow technology invented in the group; ensure the maintenance of three automated flow peptide synthesizers currently installed in the laboratory; and manage the ordering, receipt, and in-lab distribution of reagents.

    Job Requirements

    REQUIRED: a completed B.S. in organic chemistry, chemical engineering, or associated field; two years’ experience in organic synthesis, peptide synthesis, RP-HPLC purifications, and/or the use of LC-MS instruments; excellent communication and interpersonal skills for managing interactions with other group members and coordinating the research needs of the team. Seek a broadly trained individual with a track record in chemical research. Job #19282

    This is a one-year term appointment renewable upon mutual agreement. 2/5/21