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Research Associate / Senior Research Associate, Chemistry

March 27, 2019

Sutro Biopharma, Inc. is looking for energetic and talented individuals to join its multidisciplinary research and development team. You will be working to develop new processes to maximize our technology and enhance our internal and collaborative product development initiatives in a fast-paced environment.

Sutro is seeking M.S./B.S. level synthetic organic chemists to join our expanding medicinal chemistry team. Solid knowledge in modern synthetic organic chemistry and extensive experience in conducting multistep syntheses in the laboratory are required. Candidates must have a M.S./B.S. in synthetic organic chemistry with 2-10 years of industrial experience involving drug discovery. Applicants should convey strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in teams. The successful candidate must have the ability to work on multiple projects and adapt rapidly to new projects.

Responsibilities:

• Conduct multi-step synthetic reactions toward key target molecules, using appropriate purification and compound characterization techniques.

• Develop and implement synthetic routes for production of arrays of synthetic compounds.

• Perform laboratory synthesis of organic molecules and prepare the intermediates for the synthesis of these molecules.

 • Apply modern techniques of organic synthesis including a variety of organic reactions at several scales, microwave chemistry, inert atmosphere techniques, LC-MS, HPLC, MS, flash chromatography, recrystallization, and distillation.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a M.S./B.S. in synthetic organic chemistry with 2-10 years of industrial experience involving drug discovery. Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are required. The successful candidate must have the ability to work on multiple projects and adapt rapidly to new projects and must be a highly motivated, independent and productive team player.

Sutro provides a competitive benefits package that includes a choice of health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401K plan, PTO, and stock options.

Please submit resume for Req. #1917 to jobs@sutrobio.com.  Local candidates, SF Bay Area, no relocation.  Please visit our website at www.sutrobio.com for more information.