Process Chemist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 17 Feb 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Process Chemist for a global biopharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will be a part of the Process Sciences group, responsible for the process development of oligo manufacturing, and the in-house non-GMP manufacture of modified oligonucleotides and siRNAs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oligonucleotide synthesis activities, method development, optimization and scale-up.
  • Downstream production activities, as well as method development and optimization.
  • Execution of in-process analytical tests.
  • Creation, review, and usage of sops and batch records employed for the in-house non-gmp oligonucleotide.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor`s or Master`s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related scientific field
  • 1-4+ years of work experience, preferably in an industrial setting.
  • Experience in oligonucleotide including phosphoramidite chemistry, chromatography, ultrafiltration etc.
  • Experience in analytical techniques (pH, osmolality, conductivity measurement, HPLC, LC-MS etc.), or related hands-on experience, is preferred.
  • Experience in record-keeping and excellent laboratory documentation practice, are required.
  • Strong commitment to preserving a high laboratory and scientific standard; maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly laboratory work environment; assisting in routine lab and equipment maintenance; assisting with vendor contract and requisitions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, good organization skills, and multi-tasking abilities are required. The successful candidate must be responsible and proactive individual who is able to work as an individual contributor in a highly dynamic team environment with aggressive timelines.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nikki Ranieri at (+1) 215-531-5288 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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.