April 26, 2018

By Nuritas

Peptide Chemist


Role and responsibilities

We are recruiting an Experienced Peptide Chemist that can work independently and in collaboration to perform complex laboratory and research-related design of peptides.

Job will include the following duties:

  • Demonstrates technical proficiency and scientific creativity in Peptide synthesis.
  • Design of peptides including modifications, bioavailability and efficacy validation
  • Managing stability protocol
  • Development of the drug design and formulation collaborating extensively with your R&D counterparts
  • Expert knowledge of the dynamics of a peptide – Physical and Chemical
  • Implement and perform workflow cascades for peptide engineering projects that include molecular design, folding and biophysical characterisation.
  • Routinely generates innovative ideas, systematically evaluates pioneering technologies and implements those that add value.
  • Knowledge around toxicity of peptides

Qualifications & Experience

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or Molecular Biology. Substantial relevant experience may be substituted for PhD requirement.
  • Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in pharmaceutical research and development desirable
  • Skilled in recombinant native peptide production and design
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills, and interpersonal skills to seamlessly fit within a teamwork driven environment.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of complex scientific procedures with technical proficiency.
  • Proficient in cell culture techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience around cyclization of peptides and peptide binding


  • Natural ability to problem solve
  • Hard worker
  • Exceptional organisation skills and ability to optimise working environment
  • Demonstrated capability in project management & building relationships.
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • A team player with strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists


How to apply

Submit your CV and Cover letter in a PDF format to

Please label your CV according to the following example: James_Smith_CV

Please label your cover letter according to the following example: James_Smith_Cover_Letter