Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Job Opening

Undergraduate Research Assistant/Intern (Chemistry)

We are currently looking for a highly motivated undergraduate student to join the Crinetics team. You will help support our team in our efforts to discover new drugs. This is a part-time position (15-20 hrs/week @ $12/h) that will compliment your formal education. We are flexible in scheduling around academic calendars. This is a great growth and learning opportunity in a small company environment where you will be surrounded by experienced and committed mentors.

• Undergraduate student studying in Chemistry or related field
• Completed coursework in general chemistry and at least one general or organic
chemistry laboratory course.
• An individual who is committed to a career in research, flexible, hard working and
eager to learn
• Students in their sophomore or junior year are preferred. Students in their final year
will not be considered as we consider a successful internship a multi-year

Initially the successful candidate will focus on one or more of the following:
• General Lab: ordering, stocking, maintaining accurate notebook and other records
• Chemical Inventory: maintaining and updating chemical and MSDS inventories
• Chemistry Support: glassware cleaning, registration of new proprietary compounds;
sample preparation
• Synthetic Lab: aid in the synthesis and purification of internal compounds
• Online Research: Literature searches, reprint retrieval and analysis of patents

Crinetics Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( is a startup company located in the
heart of the San Diego biotechnology community that discovers and develops novel
therapeutics targeting peptide hormone receptors for the treatment of endocrine-related
diseases and cancers. Crinetics was founded and is operated by a team of scientists with a
proven track record of drug discovery and development for endocrine diseases and
women’s health. Crinetics is a pet friendly workplace.

To apply, please email CV to San Diego area residents only, please.


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