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Scientific Associate

Boston, MA 02210

Posted: 03/16/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 551499 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description

Currently searching for temporary staff at the scientific associate/senior scientific associate level. The individual will conduct experiments independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment. In addition, the individual will manage priorities, demonstrate good documentation skills and clearly communicate to a variety of stakeholders. A successful candidate will have solid understanding of physical organic chemistry and have lab experience in both crystallization and sample characterizations.

*** The ideal candidate will have experience with NMR, IR, Chemistry, Material Science, and analytics. ***

Key deliverables will include, among others:

· Solubility determination in organic/aqueous systems at controlled temperatures

· Solid form screening via crystallization, stable polymorph identification, and salt/cocrystal formation

· Sample characterizations using variety of solid state and physicochemical analytical techniques

· Documentation of experiments and results in laboratory notebooks in a timely fashion and in sufficient detail for replication

Desired skills include:

· Good understanding of drug development process

· Solid theoretical and experimental background in materials science

· Skills in all types of crystallization

· Expertise with XRPD, DSC, TGA, DVS, HPLC, and other solid state techniques

· Ability to develop strong partnerships/relationships across functional areas

· Exceptional written and oral communication

· Demonstrated scientific curiosity and self-motivation

Minimum Qualifications

· BS, MS (or equivalent degree) majoring in organic/physical organic/supramolecular chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, nanotechnology, bioengineering, pharmaceutical science, analytical chemistry, materials science, or chemical engineering

· Completion of Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry coursework and lab work

Pay Rate Range: @$40/hr
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