Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry
  3. United States
North Chicago, USA
Posting date: 05 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Scientist with a leading biopharmaceutical company located in North Chicago, IL.

We are seeking a highly-motivated Associate Scientist to work in an exciting and fast-paced pharmaceutical research organization. This scientist will conduct analytical experiments to support structural characterization for a wide variety of chemical systems. Responsibilities will include maintaining the throughput of routine NMR collection. Close interactions with chemists, MS/NMR/X-Ray spectroscopists, and Project Team Scientists will be required to provide rapid turnaround for NMR data collection.

The candidate will spend significant time working with NMR instrumentation, as well as the automation required to maintain sample throughput. Responsibilities will include laboratory housekeeping and organization, sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis. A high priority will be placed on a demonstrated ability to interact proactively and productively with scientists in the NMR and MS labs and the Project Teams.

The interested candidate will be expected to adjust to rapidly changing priorities, to work flexibly to address Project Team needs, and to work on multiple projects in parallel. The candidate must have the desire and ability to learn MS and NMR data analysis.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS or MS degree in Chemistry is preferred, but degrees in scientific-related fields is acceptable.
  • Candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and self-motivated, be able to work independently, must work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, and must be a team player.
  • Experience with laboratory automation and/or computer programming is a plus.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Catherine Nguyen at (+1) 215-531-5643 or

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.