Research Scientist

  • location: Pearl River, NY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $41.23 - $48.50 per hour
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Research Scientist

job summary:
  • Contract scientist position is available for a highly motivated and creative candidate to work on polymeric nanoparticle-based drug delivery systems for oncology drug delivery.
  • This position will be responsible for polymer synthesis and analytical aspect of polymers and characterization of nano delivery products.
  • This position will require management of all aspects of organic synthesis including concept, planning, production, tracking, recording, and data analysis.
 
location: Pearl River, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $41.23 - 48.50 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Masters
 
responsibilities:
  • Major responsibilities will include monomer and polymer synthesis and characterization
  • Design and execute experiments independently to evaluate the pre-clinical characteristics of nanoparticle drugs.
  • Position requires no direct management of personnel
 
qualifications:
  • PhD Degree with 0-3 years, MS degree with +5 years
  • Ph.D. in organic synthesis chemistry, polymer chemistry or closely related discipline
  • Previous industrial experience with monomer, polymer and nanomaterial synthesis in inert atmosphere and polymer characterization (GPC, NMR, HPLC, TGA, IV and DSC)
  • The successful applicant will have extensive experience in laboratory research, and a desire to continue in a laboratory-focused role.
  • Broad knowledge and hands on experience in polymer and nanomaterial synthesis, analytical assay development for those raw materials is "must".
  • Experience working with polymer is highly desirable.
  • Candidates must have a strong foundation in synthetic chemistry and polymer chemistry with a record of achieving technology development and research goals on aggressive timelines through effective collaboration with all stakeholders. He/she will work under management to meet agreed targets
  • Applicant should be organized, self-motivated and capable of working independently, and in a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to contribute effectively to group projects in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to perform and interpret experiments reliably and to advance projects aggressively towards defined goals is expected.
 
skills: Analytical Chemistry, Assay Development
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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