Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Durham, USA
Posting date: 01 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a biotechnology company located in Durham, NC. The successful candidate will work in the separation sciences group within the medicinal chemistry department. This is a laboratory-based role focused primarily on performing high throughput HPLC/achiral purification/analytical chemistry and requires an individual who can balance a variety of technical skills with high work efficiency and organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Production of buffers and maintenance of solvent levels on analytical and preparative instruments
  • UPLC-MS; both sample creation and running instrumentation
  • Post-purification fraction collection; formatting & evaporation of pure compounds
  • UPLC-MS final analysis; final sample creation and both UPLC-MS & NMR QC runs
  • Lyophilization of compounds
  • Delivery of compounds to Compound Management

Skills and Requirements:

  • S. in Chemistry or related discipline
  • 1 year experience with analytical/purification chemistry techniques and protocols
  • Production work scheduling experience
  • Able to effectively work on tight timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel)
  • General chemistry lab hands-on experience
  • HPLC buffer preparations
  • Analytical UPLC-MS instrumentation (1-2 yr. experience beneficial)
  • NMR spectroscopy (experience beneficial, but not essential for position)
  • Analytical balance weighing
  • General chemistry lab safety understanding and awareness

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.