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Summer Intern - Chemistry

San Diego, California

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Summer Intern - Chemistry

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Job ID R0005416 Date posted 11/02/2018 Location San Diego, California

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Job Description

OBJECTIVES

The intern will conduct medicinal chemistry to advance drug discovery research in the Central Nervous System(CNS) Drug Discovery Unit.

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Design and synthesize small-moleculres for drug discovery projects
  • Utilize contemporary medicinal chemistry principles in the proposal and execution of chemistry strategies
  • Design viable synthetic routes and perform literature searches in support of research
  • Collaborate closely with a broad group of scientists

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

  • Applicants should be dependable and highly motivated with a keen interest in chemistry research
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Chemistry majors who have taken or are currently enrolled in Organic Chemistry lectures and labs
  • Applicant should demonstrate an excellent academic record in pursuit of a degree in chemistry

Locations

San Diego, CA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Paid Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0005416

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