Associate Scientist, Process Chemistry

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 04 Mar 2024

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Associate Scientist, Process Chemistry - Contract - Onsite

Proclinical Staffing is seeking an Associate Scientist, Process Chemistry to join a cutting-edge biotech company. This is a contract role located in Cambridge, MA.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a part of the Process Chemistry group, responsible for the process development and in-house non-GMP manufacture of modified oligonucleotides and siRNAs.

Skills & Requirements:

  • BS in Chemistry with 1-4 years lab experience, preferably in an industrial setting.
  • Basic understanding of analytical techniques (pH, osmolality, conductivity measurement, HPLC, LC-MS etc.).
  • Related hands-on experience is preferred. Knowledge of oligonucleotide manufacture process including phosphoramidite chemistry, chromatography, ultrafiltration etc. is a plus.
  • Experience in record-keeping and excellent laboratory documentation practice, are required.
  • Strong commitment to high laboratory and scientific standard; ability to maintain a safe, clean, and orderly laboratory work environment; assist in routine lab and equipment maintenance.
  • Good communication skill is a must for this position.
  • Must be a responsible and proactive individual who is able to work as a team player in a highly dynamic environment with aggressive timelines.

The Associate Scientist, Process Chemistry will:

  • Support oligonucleotide synthesis method development, optimization and scaling up
  • Support downstream processing method optimization
  • Execution of oligonucleotide synthesis and downstream processes to provide the research and in-house non-GMP material in a tight timeline
  • Execution of in-process analytical tests
  • Participate in creating and reviewing SOPs and batch records in support of the in-house non-GMP manufacture

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mike Raletz at (+1) 267-428-7770 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.