Sirnaomics Carrers Careers

Pexels Thisisengineering 3861431
Chemistry Research Assoc (Peptide Docking Team)
Full Time

Sirnaomics, Inc. is a leading clinical stage biopharmaceutical company in the discovery and development of RNAi therapeutics for treatment of cancer and fibrotic diseases.  We are seeking candidates to fill the newly created position of Research Associate in Chemistry with our new Peptide Docking team in our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.

The successful candidate will collaborate with members of the team to design and efficiently synthesize molecular targets for further conjugation or evaluation as drug candidate.  Specifically, this person will:

  • Conduct multi-step synthetic sequences toward key target molecules, using appropriate purification and compound characterization techniques;
  • Plan and select appropriate methods and techniques for performing experiments
  • Apply independent thinking to resolve synthetic and chemical biology challenges
  • Analyze and accurately record data using Laboratory Notebooks

To be considered for this position, the well qualified candidate will a bachelors’

degree (or equivalent) in organic chemistry or related discipline and have some experience with multi-step synthetic organic chemistry to include a familiarity with modern chromatographic and analytical techniques, including flash chromatography, HPLC, LCMS and NMR.  The preferred candidate will also have experience with RNA conjugation and modification experience, and be familiarity with ChemDraw and literature searching.

Sirnaomics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and offers a fast paced/dynamic environment, growth opportunity, competitive compensation and a full benefits program.

For consideration, please submit your resume to and reference 21-037. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.