Research Chemist, Oligonucleotide Synthesis


Boulder, CO

Boulder, CO, US
Boulder, CO
2 days ago

As a healthcare company committed to protecting the health and safety for our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in this role are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an accommodation has been granted for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief.


Agilent Research Laboratories, which powers the growth of Agilent Technologies through breakthrough science and technology, has a new opening for a Research Chemist with expertise in chemical synthesis, purification and analysis of nucleic acids and their use in life sciences and clinical research to work in Boulder, Colorado. You will join an innovative, multidisciplinary team currently developing state-of-the-art technologies for chemical synthesis of RNA and DNA oligonucleotides and their application to gene editing, functional genomics, and other life sciences applications. We are looking for your talent and expertise to investigate, invent and define robust processes for novel chemistries and reagents and to investigate, through internal and external collaborations, their application to develop breakthrough sample manipulation and measurement technologies that leverage the novel chemistries. As part of this effort, the candidate will communicate progress and results to the research and development team, to external collaborators, to management, and, when appropriate, to the general scientific community via presentations at scientific conferences and peer-reviewed publications.


Agilent Research Labs looks beyond the evolution of current products and platforms to create the technologies that will underlie tomorrow's breakthroughs, enabling Agilent customers to answer questions at the leading edge across the continuum of opportunities spanning life science research to clinical and applied chemical markets.   Our horizon is broad, encompassing synergies across Agilent, paving the way for existing businesses and seeding new businesses to create competitive differentiation and compelling value for current and future customers. To accomplish these goals, we attract and retain top technical talent, collaborate with global research leaders in academia, government, and industry, and promote a culture of innovation and teamwork across our highly multi-disciplinary staff of life scientists, physical scientists, computer scientists and engineers. 


This position is designated for Colorado Springs, CO.

The salary for this role is min. 93,005 to max 145,320 annually.

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