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Senior Research Associate / Chromatography Specialist - Analytical Chemistry

Redwood City, CA 94063

Posted: 07/15/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 608517 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Senior Research Associate / Chromatography Specialist - Analytical Chemistry

The Opportunity:

This role will be for the Analytical Chemistry Department. The Temporary Analytical Chemistry Senior Research Associate / Chromatography Specialist will primarily carry out prep SFC and HPLC on drug discovery compounds to support our internal drug discovery programs, followed by QC of purified compounds using LCMS and NMR.


  • Operate analytical and prep SFC and LCMS, and NMR

  • Perform purification and isolation of synthetic final products and intermediates using prep SFC and HPLC

  • Perform QC (LCMS, NMR, chiral purity assessment by SFC) on purified compounds

  • Enhance productivity and efficiency through workflow improvements and automation

  • Assist in lab maintenance

  • Crosstrain in the areas of Physicochemical Properties analysis

Required Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • BS or BA in Chemistry or Biochemistry

  • At least one year of experience post-undergraduate degree working in a chemistry lab - having worked in a biotech or pharma chemistry lab desirable in particular handling organic solvents and reagents

  • Chromatography experience

  • Team player and good communication skills required

  • Detail oriented and well-organized critical

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products required

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Analytical and prep LCMS on Agilent and/or Waters systems

  • Analytical and prep SFC on any system

  • Some exposure and understanding of development of chromatographic methods

  • Experience with Agilent, Waters, Bruker software and other analytical instrument software a plus

  • Lab automation skills; experience using liquid handlers

  • NMR experience; running Bruker NMR spectrometer, interpreting data
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