Associate Scientist II

  • location: North Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25 - $28.97 per hour
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Associate Scientist II

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location: North Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $25.00 - 28.97 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
  • Discovery Platform Technologies has an opening for an Associate Scientist II/Scientist I in the Analytical and Purification Sciences group. This position will provide opportunities to devise innovative solutions to complex analytical and separation problems through the implementation and utilization of sophisticated instrumentation.
  • Analysis of samples from medicinal chemistry projects by analytical HPLC and LC-MS.
  • Purification of samples from medicinal chemistry projects on a milligram to gram scale by preparative HPLC.
  • Operate and maintain analytical and preparative scale HPLC instrumentation.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the laboratory setting
  • Demonstrate a high degree of responsibility in maintaining scientific standards and safe laboratory practices.
  • Keep accurate and current records of research and/or project related activities according to Company policies.
  • Basic:

    • MS, or BS in Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or closely related field with 0+ years (MS); or 2+ years (BS) of job related experience
    • Hands-on experience with analytical HPLC, preparative HPLC, and mass spectrometry
    • Ability to operate and troubleshoot a variety of hardware/software platforms
    • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with scientists and engineers
  • Preferred:

    • Experience in synthetic organic chemistry and the ability to communicate effectively with medicinal chemistry project teams
    • Experience with instrument troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Key Leadership Competencies:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment
    • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated
    • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
skills: HPLC
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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