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location: San Diego, California
job type: Contract
salary: $25.77 - 30.32 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
This position blends real world experience with an extensive overview of the pharmaceutical industry. Knowledgeable mentors will provide guidance as you gain professional hands-on experience. The position is a 9 months (with possibility to extend), part-time assignment (20 - 30 hours per week) which offers a unique perspective into a world-class pharmaceutical company.
The assignment is a laboratory position that involves the analysis and characterization of novel chemical compounds to support drug discovery efforts. The applicant will learn the proper techniques to operate chromatographic instrumentation while working closely with an analytical chemist in a pharmaceutical research lab.
- Become familiar with necessary lab equipments, such as liquid chromatography (LC) systems, supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC) systems, and mass spectrometers (MS)
- Become proficient with retrieving necessary scientific information from online resources, such as journals, databases, etc.
- Purchase and prepare chemicals, reagents, and samples for LC/MS and SFC/MS analysis
- Keep an accurate, comprehensible, concise notebook in accordance with company policy
- Maintain a safe and organized lab bench
- Become proficient with chemistry drawing software (e.g., Chemdraw) and MS office applications
- Receives general instructions on routine work; detailed instructions on new assignments
- Applicant should demonstrate an excellent academic record in pursuit of a degree or obtained a degree in Chemistry, or Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering, or Biochemical Engineering.
- Successful completion of General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry (lecture and laboratory) is required.
- Demonstrates basic knowledge of scientific principles for a range of lab processes and assignments
- Understands the general scientific mechanism of how a procedures works
- Applicants should be highly motivated with a strong interest in scientific research.
- Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the United States
- Manual dexterity required to operate standard laboratory and office equipment
- Carrying, handling and reaching for objects
- Exposure to hazardous/toxic/dangerous chemicals
- Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
skills: MS-WORD, MS-EXCEL, Chromatography, Flow Cytometry
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