Research Associate

Summary:

• Analysis and purification of a range of samples using an array of HPLC/MS instrumentation in the time-frame that is needed to provide results to the project. 
• Perform high throughput purification of small molecule libraries. 
• Perform HPLC method development independently. 
• Troubleshoot and maintain HPLC, HPLC/MS, UPLC/MS, and other analytical instrumentations routinely. 
• Assist at building new laboratory informatics tools. 
• Will be expected to prepare and complete organized and clear data reports for project teams. 
• Will be working in a multi-disciplinary and fast-paced environment. 

Required Skills:

• Minimum 4 years of expertise in the field separation sciences with emphasis on analytical and preparative HPLC, HPLC/MS technique. 
• Extensive experience in HPLC and Mass Spectroscopy method development. 
• Working knowledge of modern analytical and purification methods. 
• Experience with small molecule, regio- and diastereomer separation and purification. 
• Strong knowledge of troubleshooting HPLC, HPLC/MS, UPLC/MS, and other analytical instruments. 
• Experience with chiral chromatography and high-throughput assays are a plus. 
• High level computer skills required. 
• Expertise with analytical instrumentation is required (Waters, Agilent and Shimadzu analytical and preparative HPLC and HPLC /MS, Tecan, Genevac). 
• Familiarity with MassLynx, OpenLynx, Chemstation, and LC Solution is desired. 
• Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills is desired. In addition, we are looking for a scientist with a positive attitude with excellent collaborative and Team-oriented skills. 
• Be able to manage and deliver on several project deadlines concurrently. 
• BS in chemistry or analytical chemistry is required with a minimum 4 years of analytical laboratory experience in the industrial setting.
 
  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: RH4906511025