Head, Analytical Chemistry

Yield10 Bioscience, Inc. is an agricultural bioscience company that is using its differentiated trait gene discovery platform, the “Trait Factory”, to develop improved Camelina varieties for the production of proprietary seed products, and to discover high value genetic traits for the agriculture and food industries.  Our goals are to efficiently establish a high value seed products business based on developing superior varieties of Camelina to produce feedstock oils, PHA bioplastics and omega-3 (DHA+EPA) oils, and to license our yield traits to major seed companies for commercialization in major row crops, including corn, soybean and canola. Yield10 is headquartered in Woburn, MA and has an Oilseeds Center of Excellence in Saskatoon, Canada.

The Head, Analytical Chemistry will lead the team as well as independently approach and solve technically challenging analytical chemistry projects.  Applies their knowledge to the advancement of novel analytical tools to characterize the quantity and composition of oils and other products obtained from plants in development. In addition, independently creates, implements, and validates protocols such as GC-based oil and PHB analysis, gel-permeation chromatography (GPC), and HPLC.   

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M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering, Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 8+ years of industry experience and demonstrated proficiency in analytical analysis.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work in a team environment in GMP laboratory environment performing experiments. Ability to process large numbers of samples using standardized routine techniques.  Ability to perform data analysis, record results in electronic lab notebooks and effectively communicate in a team environment.

Yield10 is an equal opportunity employer offering excellent career opportunities as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please forward a resume with cover letter and the contact names of three references to careers@yield10bio.com. No phone calls, please.  

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Yield10 Bioscience is an equal opportunity employer