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Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Associate Scientist High Throughput Purification (HTP)**

Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group (Kelly OCG), a managed solution provider and business unit of Kelly Services, Inc., is currently seeking an Associate Scientist for a long-term engagement at one of our Global clients in LaJolla, CA.

This role is a full-time, fully benefited position. As a Kelly OCG employee, you will be eligible for Medical, Dental, 401K, and a variety of other benefits to choose from. Youll also be eligible for paid time off, including holiday, vacation and sick/personal time

**Job Description:**

We are seeking a highly motivated BS- or MS-level chemist with small molecule analytical and purification skills to work in our laboratories to advance drug discovery programs toward the clinic. In this laboratory-based position, the successful candidate will perform high throughput purification of small molecule pharmaceuticals from medicinal chemists. This includes the purification of compounds from focused chemical libraries or singleton samples with mass-directed **Supercritical Fluid Chromatography** (SFC) or reversed-phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography (RP-HPLC). She/he will maintain close interactions with scientists from Discovery Chemistry, Discovery Process Chemistry and Parallel Medicinal Chemistry teams to expedite the compound design-synthesis-test iterations. Strong people skills and the ability to thrive in a team and goal driven environment are key attributes.


+ Conduct daily system suitability check on Analytical SFC/MS, LC/MS

+ Maintain instrument in good working condition and perform troubleshooting analysis and maintenance as required

+ Assist with preliminary screening experiments prior to sample purification and post purification sample downstream handling

+ Conduct large scale (grams) purification work for small molecules


+ A minimum of a bachelors degree in Analytical, Synthetic, Organic, Medicinal chemistry or related chemistry degree is required

+ Minimum of 2 years of purification and mass spectrometry experience required

+ Knowledge of modern analytical techniques, such as analytical SFC, HPLC and MS detector experience

+ Experience with Waters equipment with Masslynx software preferred

+ Independent thinking and the ability to effectively collaborate in a highly matrixed environment

+ Must be detail-oriented with strong organization/communication skills and have good documentation practices

+ This role requires COVID-19 vaccination, or approved accommodation and ongoing negative test results upon hire

This position is with Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting. Please visit to learn more

**Important information** : This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services workforce solutions.

Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with 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 is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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