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Sr. Scientist – Peptide Chemistry

San Diego, California

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Sr. Scientist – Peptide Chemistry

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Job ID R0019879 Date posted 05/22/2020 Location San Diego, California

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Job Description

Takeda California is seeking a Sr. Scientist – Peptide Chemistry in San Diego, CA with the following requirements: PhD in Peptide Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences and 4 years related experience.  Prior experience must include: perform peptide chemistry and peptide drug discovery in an industrial setting (4 yrs); lead cross-functional drug discovery teams, including direct supervision of project scientists (2 yrs); design peptides with long systemic half-life (PEGylation, lipidation) and design gut stable peptides for oral delivery of GI restricted molecule (4 yrs); design and lead peptide hit identification campaigns by peptide screening and phage display (4 yrs).  Apply on-line at www.takedajobs.com and search for Req # R0019879

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San Diego, CA

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Employee

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Regular

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Full time

Job ID R0019879

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