Chemist II

  • location: North Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $27.97 - $32.91 per hour
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Chemist II

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location: North Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $27.97 - 32.91 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • What hours and days will this person be working? Monday thru Friday; 8am - 4pm or 9am-5pm
  • Length of the assignment (6 months, 12 months, 2 years)? 6 months initially with possibility to extend
  • What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?

    • Required Skill 1: Ability to operate, maintain and troubleshoot LCMS systems
    • Required Skill 2: Ability to develop analytical methods for quantitation of small molecules
    • Required Skill 3: Ability to work in a high-throughput environment
    • Required Skill 4: Ability to learn new techniques, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
    • Required Skill 5: Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required? BS in Chemistry 2-5 yrs. lab experience or Masters Degree
  • What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification? Proven experience operating and troubleshooting Agilent HPLCs, Leap/CTC PAL autosamplers and AB Sciex Mass Spectrometers; Highly motivated and self-driven with the flexibility to quickly adapt to different project
  • What is the environment that this person will be working in (i.e. group setting vs individual role)? Group setting with opportunity for individual contributions
  • Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role? If remote opportunity exists, what are the options (i.e. 1 day remote, 4 days on-site)? On site role
  • What previous work history/roles are a good fit for this role? ? Candidate who has worked in an Analytical Chemistry or Bioanalytical Lab and has experience with a high volume workload
  • BS in Chemistry with 2-5 yrs. lab experience or Masters Degree.
  • Solid use of instruments including HPLC, MS, and UV/VIS.
  • Solid documentation skills and ability to present findings to larger groups are valuable.
  • Must have experience with LC-MS (quantitative LC-MS in biological matrices highly preferred). Familiarity with sample preparation of biological matrices (such as blood, plasma, urine, tissue) also preferred.
  • For a chemist II it would be expected that the individual has been performing LC-MS routinely for at least one year.
  • Also, looking for someone as a strong communicator, team player, with curiosity (eager to learn), and with cross functional experiences.
skills: HPLC, Chromatography
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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