Senior Scientist (Chemistry)

Job Description

Theranos is actively building a world-class team. Ideal candidates are currently employed or have been employed in similar types of positions and want to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work. Candidates must be hard-working with an unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment and a desire to gain tremendous personal and career growth.


Spectroscopic analysis and interpretation (e.g. UV-VIS, Fluorescence, HPLC, NMR)

Synthesis and characterization of small molecules.

S/he will quickly develop competencies in additional techniques.

These skills, together with knowledge in synthetic chemistry and bioconjugation methods, will be utilized in the solving of applied technical problems.


The ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in organic chemistry (0-5 years industrial experience) with excellent knowledge of chemistry, bioconjugation, surface immobilization, and heterobifunctional chemistry.

Hands-on attitude and an innovative approach to problem solving.

Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams are essential.

Creative and energetic chemist who can work in a multidisciplinary environment using chemical approaches to design and develop chemistry and conjugation methods.

Knowledge of labeling techniques is highly desirable

Peptide chemistry experience is a plus.

Excellent written and oral communication skills will complete the profile.



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