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Director Peptide Synthesis



A dynamic startup in the biotech industry is looking for a Peptide Synthesis Director, focused on developing innovative peptide-based nanomaterials and non-viral gene therapy delivery technologies. We are seeking highly motivated, self-driven individuals to join our team and help drive the overall development and commercialization of these materials.

This is a hybrid role.

Role Responsibilities: Director Peptide Synthesis

  • Design, execute, and optimize solid-phase peptide synthesis protocols.
  • Manage day-to-day laboratory activities.
  • Design, characterize and analyze peptides and nanomaterials using a variety of techniques.
  • Contribute to the development of new translational materials and applications.
  • Collaborate with other team members to achieve project goals.
  • Maintain detailed records of experiments, data, and results.
  • Communicate results effectively to team members and stakeholders accordingly.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in bioengineering, chemistry, or a generally related field.
  • Extensive experience with solid-phase peptide synthesis.
  • Expertise in structural biology, computational biology, and related methods and tools.
  • Knowledge of nanomaterials and their applications in biology and medicine.
  • Understanding of gene therapy landscape and a willingness to immerse in translational biomedical research.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and therefore attention to detail.
  • A self-starter mentality.
  • Excellent communication and overall collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment.
  • Proficiency in Python.
  • Hardware engineering and robotics experience therefore a plus.

What we offer:

  • Competitive equity package.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology and make a significant impact specifically in the biotech industry.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the company.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

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