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Principal Chemist, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Principal Chemist, San Diego, CA**

Kelly Science is recruiting for an experienced and motivated Chemist to join our clients Chemistry group to advance/drive cutting-edge RNA editing drug discovery programs.



**Schedule:** M-F, 1st shift

**Salary:** Flexible DOE, competitive benefits package

**Type:** Direct Hire



**Responsibilities**




+ Utilize cutting-edge synthetic methodologies and techniques to design and execute efficient syntheses of target compounds for existing chemical series and novel series

+ Independently conduct multi-step synthesis and optimization through effective reaction planning, troubleshooting, and systematic analysis

+ Purify and characterize compounds using a variety of techniques including column chromatography, crystallization, trituration, LCMS, NMR, HPLC etc.

+ Enable chemistry via new technologies

+ Potentially help set up and manage a synthetic chemistry lab

+ Maintain the lab instruments including HPLC, Combiflash, lyophilizer etc.

+ Maintain all appropriate corporate standards for lab safety and hazardous material management; execute daily chemistry operations with an approach designed to minimize risks and hazard waste streams

+ Maintain lab notebook, instrument and inventory records in accord with department guidance and regulatory requirements

+ Prepare and present summaries of work for department and project meetings



**Qualifications**




+ PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry with 8-10 years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry

+ PhD in total synthesis or methodology development is preferred

+ Demonstrated track record of innovative scientific publications in high-profile journals or patents

+ Superior laboratory skills and awareness of laboratory safety

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills



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



Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

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