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Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is dedicated to the synthesis of carbohydrate-based molecules. We utilize chemical, enzymatic and chemo-enzymatic synthetic approaches to access our target glycosystems.

Chemists who enjoy synthetic challenges and have specific experience in carbohydrate synthesis or related chemistries are of interest.

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    Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is Seeking Carbohydrate Synthetic Chemists

    Summary

    Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is seeking candidates with extensive work experience in multi-step synthesis of carbohydrate-based molecules. Preferred candidates will be capable of independently proposing, designing, planning and executing practical and scalable (gram to kilogram) multi-step synthetic methods to access novel carbohydrate-based compounds including oligosaccharides and glycoconjugates. A strong organic/carbohydrate chemistry background, a knowledge of the carbohydrate literature and an ability to synthesize, purify and characterize carbohydrate-based molecules is required.

    Education & Experience

    • A Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry with a minimum of 3 years of relevant post-graduate experience in private industry or an M.Sc. with a minimum of 5 years of relevant post-graduate experience in private industry (experience may be substituted for education).
    • Entitlement to Work in Canada: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. A security clearance to access the Employer’s premises, will be conducted by the RCMP on behalf of our landlord, the National Research Council of Canada (“NRC”).

    Scientific/Technical Requirements

    • The successful candidate must be a resourceful and proactive individual who is able to work as a team player in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines.
    • Demonstrate clear alignment with Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. core values including, Dedication, Innovation, Communication, Excellence, Respect and Accountability.
    • Solid background in carbohydrate chemistry and glycosylation with in-depth knowledge of carbohydrate chemistry reactions and mechanisms.
    • In-depth practical ability to purify products via column chromatography and interpret data (HPLC, Proton NMR and Mass Spectra) to support proposed molecular structure.
    • Review research papers and intellectual property literature
    • Must have excellent writing and communication skills, organizational skills and perform independently with the ability to follow directions.
    • Participate in planning and strategy meetings with company research chemists.
    • Experience in the synthesis of stable isotope-labeled organic molecules would be an asset.
    • Experience in the synthesis of peptides would be an asset.
    • Experience in the use of glycosyl transferases and chemoenzymatic synthesis of carbohydrate-based molecules be an asset.

    Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is Seeking an Experienced Peptide Chemist

    Summary

    Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is seeking a motivated individual to join our multi-talented synthesis team focused on development and optimization of glycosylated therapeutic molecules. You will utilize automated and manual peptide synthesis methods, perform HPLC purification, lyophilisation and LC-MS analysis to generate target molecules and propose alternative strategies to overcome synthetic challenges. Ideally, you have experience in solution and solid phase organic synthesis. You are capable of independently designing, developing, trouble-shooting and scaling (gram to kilogram) practical synthetic routes to modified peptide targets. You have a strong organic chemistry background and the ability to plan and execute complex syntheses.

    Education & Experience

    • A Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry with a minimum of 3 years of relevant post-graduate experience in private industry or an M.Sc. with a minimum of 5 years of relevant post-graduate experience in private industry (experience may be substituted for education).
    • Entitlement to Work in Canada: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. A security clearance to access the Employer’s premises, will be conducted by the RCMP on behalf of our landlord, the National Research Council of Canada (“NRC”).

    Scientific/Technical Requirements

    • The successful candidate must be a resourceful and proactive individual who is able to work as a team player in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines.
    • Demonstrate clear alignment with Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. core values including, Dedication, Innovation, Communication, Excellence, Respect and Accountability.
    • Experience in peptide chemistry or pre-clinical drug development is preferred.
    • Strong capabilities in synthetic optimization, scale-up and purification of peptides.
    • Strong capabilities in characterization of peptides including interpretation of Proton NMR and Mass Spectrometry.
    • Review research papers and intellectual property literature
    • Must have excellent writing and communication skills, organizational skills and perform independently with the ability to follow directions.
    • Participate in planning and strategy meetings with company research chemists.
    • In-depth practical ability to purify products via column chromatography and interpret data (HPLC, Proton NMR and Mass Spectra) to support proposed molecular structure.

    Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. is looking to hire a Fulfillment Associate to oversee shipping of the company’s pharmaceutical products to our customers.

    Summary

    As a Fulfillment Associate, you will be responsible for planning, organizing, shipping, and tracking of domestic & international shipments. You will be the primary point of contact for shipping and logistics and will establish excellent relationships with customers, shipping carriers and colleagues to ensure timely delivery. You will be responsible for maintaining and organizing administrative, logistics and customs documentation and problem solve customs clearance delays. This position is the key player in ensuring the company’s products are received in good condition by our customers.

    Education & Experience

    • Post-secondary degree or diploma
    • B.Sc. in chemistry or biochemistry is an asset but not required
    • Entitlement to Work in Canada: You must be legally entitled to work in Canada. A security clearance to access the Employer’s premises, will be conducted by the RCMP on behalf of our landlord, the National Research Council of Canada (“NRC”).

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare domestic and international shipments via FedEx and DHL
    • Plan and track shipment of final products according to Sussex Research Laboratories Inc. SOP and customer requirements
    • Prepare dry ice shipments for temperature sensitive materials
    • Maintain spreadsheets and logs of shipments
    • Complete, maintain and organize shipping and customs documentation
    • Communicate with FedEx, DHL and customers via email and by phone
    • Work directly with Operations, Project Management and Finance team members
    • Determine customs classifications and regulatory requirements when shipping internationally
    • Safely handle temperature sensitive, high value chemical materials
    • Organize and maintain stock of shipping materials (boxes, envelopes, labels etc.)

    Qualities

    • Ability to work with little supervision
    • Ability to multitask and keep track of multiple processes at one time
    • Outstanding organizational skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Strong English language skills (reading/writing)
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Computer-savvy with a strong knowledge of Google Chrome and similar internet browsers, Microsoft 365 (Word, Outlook, Excel) and Adobe
    • Previous experience dealing with international exports or shipping materials a plus but not required
    • Ability to lift 10-30 lbs
    • Ability to be on your feet for 3-4 hours per day
    • Comfortable with occasionally being in a laboratory space with dangerous/hazardous chemicals and materials