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Associate Scientist III, Technical Development

Kelly Services

Cambridge, MA
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Job Title Associate Scientist III, Technical Development

Jobid US41L7SM_BH1426988

Location: Cambridge, MA, 02238, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Associate Scientist III, Technical Development** in Cambridge, MA to work a contract assignment of 1 year for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100™ companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

**Primary Responsibilities of the Associate Scientist III, Technical Development includes:**

* Hands-on experience in organic chemistry required
* Soft skills: communication, decision-making
* Needs level of independence for lab work; experimental design will be team focused (not independent)

This individual will design and conduct laboratory experiments to develop a magnetic particle based synthesis of oligonucleotides. This person may select or design magnetic particles and evaluate their performance for synthesis of oligonucleotides experimentally, design appropriate purification procedure of intermediates, provide equipment design ideas as needed. By conducting carefully designed experiments and collecting data, this person will help the team to gain deep chemical knowledge about each reactions and related impurities. In addition, the generation of detailed documentation and effective communication with collaborators internally and externally are expected.
Areas of specialization should reside in the fields of synthetic organic chemistry, particularly in the development of novel synthetic methodologies and the design of reactions. The individual should have a deep understanding of fundamental reaction mechanisms and the demonstrated ability to design and execute experiments using a variety of data sources to achieve the objectives of the research. Essential traits include the ability to critically interpret the data, ability to use basic analytical tools to monitor reactions or to identify the product and side products, clear and concise communication of results in written and oral forms, flexible work style, and a commitment to work collaboratively within a team environment. Experience in the synthesis of nucleosides, nucleotides, sugars, H-phosphonates, phosphoramidites, and some familiarity with the use of resins or magnetic particles are preferred.

**Education and Experience Requirement of the Associate Scientist III, Technical Development includes** :

Candidates must have MS or Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry.

**Additional Information:**

+ Contract assignment, duration 12 months.
+ Work schedule: full-time, first shift.
**Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:**

+ Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchase—and the coverage is portable*
+ Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified
+ Weekly electronic pay options
+ Free online training campus available
+ Exclusive online employee community
+ Corporate discounts
**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Sandy at:

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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