Sunday, August 2, 2009

Associates / Lab Leaders : Bangalore, Karnataka 560 100 India

Employer:Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited
Location:Bangalore, Karnataka 560 100 India
Expires: September 08, 2009

Established in Bangalore, India, in 2002, Aurigene is a drug discovery biotech with a proven track record of successful partnerships with 10 collaborators globally. Aurigene has a pipeline of 15 discovery programs, at various stages from Hit Generation to late-stage Pre-Clinical Optimization, and has filed multiple patents in these Discovery Programs.
With proprietary Structural Biology and Fragment-based Drug Design technology platforms, and experienced scientific leadership, Aurigene is a fully integrated operation with expertise in Target Validation Biology and Hit Generation to IND nomination. Focus TAs includes Oncology, Metabolic disorders and Autoimmune/ Inflammatory diseases.

Aurigene is a peptide and small molecules drug discovery company. The peptide division focuses chemistry collaborations with MNC pharma companies based in Europe and US providing support in solving peptide / peptidomimetics chemistries. Several positions are available for immediate hiring of candidates with peptide chemistry / peptide synthesis background The candidate will have hands-on experience with peptide synthesis and characterization, excellent communication skills including data presentation and ability to work interactively in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

Position -
Peptide scientists – Multiple Masters and PhD level positions available. Candidates having Masters degree organic chemistry with 3+ years of experience or PhD / post-doc having specialization in synthetic peptide chemistry. A proven expertise in the design and execution of peptide syntheses within a diverse range of chemistry including solid phase and solution-phase peptide synthesis is a must, organic synthesis a definite plus. A good understanding of analytical data interpretation required. The person will be proactive and self-starter, candidates with experience managing labs or reporting juniors will be preferred.

Responsibilities include –
• Independently design and execute syntheses of peptides / peptidomimetics and peptide conjugates while working in a project team
• Characterization and purification by HPLC and mass spectroscopy
• Creative application of literature and theoretical concepts from a diverse range of peptide chemistry to the design of cost and time-effective synthetic schemes
• Work effectively in a team-oriented environment

Present work orally and in form of written progress reports.

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