Careers

AnaSpec, EGT Group is a leading provider of integrated proteomics and genomics solutions™ for worldwide life science research. As a subsidiary of Eurogentec, AnaSpec offers expertise in peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, assay kits, oligonucleotides, and qPCR kits. AnaSpec carries a broad product line of biochemicals and reagents for basic research, high-throughput screening and drug discovery. Our expertise in these complementary fields translates into both premium quality products and cutting-edge innovation.

Our employees perform ground-breaking, and rewarding work. In return, we offer a compensation package that includes:

• Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Company Paid life Insurance, Short-term and Long-Term Disability
• 401(k)
• Employee Assistance Program
• Bonuses
• Profit Sharing
• Service Awards
• Paid Time Off and Sick Days
• Paid Holidays

We proudly support our employees' contribution to life science research in its efforts to improve global health. If you’re interested in becoming part of our team, please submit your resume to jobs@anaspec.com

Senior Chemist Peptide Synthesis Dept.
Position
The Senior Chemist will be responsible for handling all peptide synthesis techniques and be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This position provides technical training experience to their team and others. This individual will work closely with Purification, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production.

Responsibilities
• Synthesizes peptides both in solution phase and on solid phase
• Synthesizes peptides on automation mode and manual mode
• Synthesizes peptides in multi-gram or kilo production scale
• Synthesizes protected amino acid derivatives, and resin modification
• Synthesizes dye conjugated amino acids
• Performs different peptide conjugation, including dye-labeled, FRET, and others
• Designs peptide production strategies, and design of experiment (DOE)
• Performs peptide or other molecule analysis using MALDI-MS, LC-MS, HPLC, TLC, -UV-Vis, and NMR
• Performs peptide purification using Prep-HPLC, recrystallization, and others
• Performs peptide production process development and improvement
• Performs methodology studies (R&D) on peptide synthesis and peptide purification
• Be able to work independently and as a team

Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience.
• Strong Organic background, perform multi-step synthesis.
• Strong peptide synthesis using ssps and solution phase method.
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• Experience in peptide modification and peptidomimetic
• Peptide production (synthesis, purification, and analysis) experience
• Work experience biotech/life science industry environment preferred
• Experience in instrumentation (analytical and synthesis)
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Must be organized and detail oriented.
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus
• Proficient in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis, ChemDraw, others).


R&D CHEMIST
Position
We are looking for a R&D Chemist who is creative, self-motivated, possesses a forward looking vision and strong troubleshooting skills in organic synthesis. This individual must have an innovative spirit and seeks to continue researching for new methods/products. This individual must be able to manage multi-tasks routinely, handle custom peptide synthesis techniques, be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, and ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This individual will work closely with Synthesis, Purification, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production. Strong experience in peptide chemistry is preferred.

Responsibilities
• Works on the development of new methods/new products
• Keeps abreast of current technological trends and developments
• Takes an active role in generation of Intellectual Property through patent generation
• Synthesizes custom peptides-based products using solution phase and/or solid phase in multi-gram or kilo gram scale
• Designs peptide synthesis/purification strategies, and perform the synthesis and improvement when needed
• Must continue to innovate and research for new methods/products
• Shares new ideas with team members and other departments
• Be able to work independently and as a team


Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience
• Strong background in organic and peptide chemistry
• A high degree of creativity is required
• Forward looking vision and a passion for science
• Strong peptide synthesis using SPPS and solution phase method preferred
• Work experience in biotech/life science industry environment preferred
• Must be organized and detail oriented
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus

Research Associate
Mission
The mission of this team member is to participate in antibody production, antibody validation and custom peptide conjugation projects. Ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2008 through SOP documentation. Ensure the cooperation with other departments.

Main Responsibilities
• Perform antibody production and QC validation
• Lysate preparation
• Manage antibody packing, storage, and inventory
• Prepare product datasheet, MSDS, Certificate of Analysis and SOPs
• Manage routine activities, including meticulous record keeping
• Actively work on custom peptide conjugation projects
• Ensures implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation
• Prepare oral and written presentations of results
• Other tasks as assigned by Management

Desired Skills and Experience
• MS in Biochemistry/ Cell biology related discipline or BS with several years of experience
• Experience in one or more of the following areas: antigen preparation, antibody purification, ELISA, western blot, cell culture and conjugation techniques
• Good team player, passionate and enthusiastic
• Flexible, creative and skilled at problem solving
• Excellent organization skills, ability to multitask when performing job duties
• Good analytical skills
• Demonstrated ability to use computer programs, including, but, not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
• Interest in learning and introducing of new techniques and skills
• Familiarity with working with multi-national individuals and companies is a plus



Purification Chemist
Position
The Purification Chemist will be responsible for handling all peptide purification techniques and be accountable for managing all phases of their assigned projects from concept through to release, ensure adequate prioritization and timely execution of the projects. This position provides technical training experience to their team and others. This individual will work closely with Synthesis, QC, Sales & Business Development, and Production.

Responsibilities
• Performs sample prep, instrumental analyses and compound purification including through mass-directed HPLC
• Analyzes and troubleshoots methods and data obtained from individual experiments
• Recommends alternatives and suggestions to improve processes, validity and/or accuracy
• Maintains and troubleshoots instruments, equipment and general lab areas if needed
• Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting and entering data via both electronic and paper files/notebooks
• Manages resources according to project priorities
• Mass-directed HPLC analysis and purification
• Method development
• Trains and assists team members. Create an environment knowledge-sharing so everyone on the team learns and grows with the Company
• Produces and maintain good written documentation of experiments
• Follows protocols, designs, sets-up and conducts basic experiments
• Manipulates, interprets and/or presents results; prepares charts and graphs for presentations and publications as needed
• Tracks and summarizes lab supply expenses; orders and maintains inventory of reagents, lab supplies and consumables and requests quotes for external vendors and verify accuracy of invoices
• Participates actively in joined projects
• Works closely with Quality Assurance/Quality Control and other departments to ensure that products meets and/or exceeds both ISO9001 and specific requirements from customers
• Ensures implementation, compliance, and continuous improvement of QMS through SOP documentation

Requirements
• Ph.D. in organic chemistry or equivalent experience
• Strong peptide purification and analysis background
• GMP experience
• Writing technical SOPs and technical reports
• Work experience biotech/life science industry environment preferred
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Must be organized and detail oriented
• Experience working in a global atmosphere is a plus
• Proficient in computer skills (MS Office, data analysis, ChemDraw, others)


Please send your resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources Dept.
AnaSpec Inc.
34801 Campus Drive
Fremont, CA 94555
Email: jobs@anaspec.com
Fax: 510-793-2138