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Chemist - Research Scientist

Confidential Employer

Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
7/8/2014
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
LSC63014
Salary:
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Bioanalytical Services, Chemistry, HPLC, Mass Spectrometry, Research Scientist,

Job Description

A South San Francisco-based small biotechnology company has an immediate opening for a Research Scientist. This position requires a M.S. or B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry or related field from an accredited university and 5 years industry experience.

Job Description:  

Manager of analytical laboratory that supports Transdermal Drug Delivery (TDD) and Material Sciences groups.  Tasks include method development for analysis of biological matrices, QA/QC of processed materials and stability testing of formulated product.  This position will manage others and maintain ES&H and hazardous materials compliance for the laboratory.

Requirements

MS or BS in chemistry, biochemistry or related field.

Required skills:

•   At least 5 years experience and proficiency with analytical techniques (e.g.
       HPLC, LC/MS, UV/VIS). QC/QA experience is a plus.
•   Proficient in Apple and PC platforms, LIMS, Excel and database management.
•   Instrument maintenance

Additional requirements:

Candidate must have meticulous organizational skills; excellent communication skills, and ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

This individual must be dependable, very organized, highly intelligent, a problem solver, and self-starter.  Confidentiality is highly important to the company and a confidentiality agreement must be signed before start of employment.

Benefits:
This is a full time position with great pay and benefits including health insurance, 3 weeks flexible paid time off, paid holidays and other benefits.

Please include references (who will not be contacted until after your interview and with your consent).

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