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Alaska Northstar Resources, LLC

SAE Analytical Chemist (SOF)

Post Date:May 24, 2023Type:Full-Time
Start Date:5/24/2023Salary:
Location:US-PA-Work From Home Job Reference:7e0c0bc7798fdb183ef8841fb291df8d

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Job Type Full-timeDescriptionShee Atiká Enterprises, LLC (SAE) and VitaKey are teaming up to present an exciting opportunity to work in a start-up setting using proprietary technology to encapsulate micronutrients and probiotics that improves nutritional value of foods and beverages for better human health. VitaKey was developed in the MIT laboratory of engineer, inventor, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Robert S. Langer - a founding father of drug delivery and controlled-release technology - to enable precision nutrition and the future of food. We are seeking innovative and motivated scientists and engineers to be part of the SAE team at VitaKey's Durham, NC or Cambridge, MA locations. Learn more about our team at and . This position's start date is contingent upon contract award.Role SummaryResponsibilities will involve establishing analytical approaches for nutraceuticals, vitamins, probiotic metabolites, polymers, food additives, and formulations for both raw materials and final formulation products. Responsibilities will also include the working in an analytical laboratory that provides characterization to guide formulations development and customization expertise utilizing a platform technology for encapsulating nutrients and/or probiotics. You will serve as a team member and/or team leader on project teams. Projects will be highly interdisciplinary, at the intersection of engineering, biochemistry, materials science, food science, and nutrition.Duties and ResponsibilitiesConduct analytical method development and method validations on active ingredients, excipients, and final productDesign product stability analysis protocols and execute the stability studyPerform physicochemical characterization utilizing HPLC/UPLC, GC, UV-VIS, FTIR, Particle Size Analyzer, and other analytical equipmentConduct analytical instrument calibration, maintenance, trouble shooting, and laboratory facility upkeepWork with external partners for raw materials selection and characterizationDevelop purification approaches to isolate compounds of interest from raw materialsConduct analytical related technology transfer to CROs and CMOsWork with fellow scientists within the group and with external laboratories, and present ideas and results.May mentor and direct other scientists RequirementsRequired Qualifications/ExperienceCandidate must have minimum MS, Ph.D. (preferred) with a minimum of 2+ years of experience in academia or industry in analytical chemistryCandidate must have authorization to work for any employer in the US without sponsorship. SAE will not sponsor for this position. Experience working with professionals from formulation science, chemical engineering, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences, polymer chemistry, food science or allied disciplinesCandidate must have 2+ years of relevant hands-on technical domain expertiseExperience generating and interpreting experimental dataExperience working with proteins, polymers, bacteria, and/or lipidsEntrepreneurial and self-motivated work styleExcellent cross-disciplinary skills in communicating ideas to both scientists and non-scientistsAbility to adjust rapidly to changing scientific priorities and technologiesDesired skills/qualificationsStartup experience is highly valued, but not required.Record of industry achievement is a plusShee Atika Enterprises, LLC (SAE) maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, and challenging work assignments with opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities you must complete an online application.EEO Statement: SAE is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or protected veteran status. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. SAE is an advocate of preferential hiring and professional development of qualified Shee Atiká Inc and Subsidiary Companies shareholders, their spouses and descendants, and Alaska Natives in accordance with Public Law 93-638.For further information on our equal opportunity protections as part of the employment process, please see AccessibilitySAE is committed to expanding access to employment for people with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, and your disability prevents you from applying, please advise what reasonable accommodation SAE can provide to assist you in applying for one of our open positions. You may contact us by sending an email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation for applying for a specific posted position will be responded to. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis.The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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