1+ months

Research Associate- Analytical Chemist

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**TITLE** : Research Associate Analytical Chemistry

**Location** : San Diego

**Compensation: 62K+**

**Shift: 8AM- 5PM**


Kelly is seeking a highly capable and energetic analytical research associate RA or SRA for a leading metabolic engineering company in San Diego, focused on the use of gene editing tools to construct commercially valuable strains of microorganisms, to produce and deliver high-value, performance-focused and sustainably sourced ingredient to make various pharmaceutical products.

The associate will be supporting company-wide research projects in the analysis of fermentation analytes. This role will require routine execution of established protocols and the ability to work independently.


+ Hands-on experience in sample preparation and analytical instrumentation HPLC/GC for the identification, quantification, and characterization of small organic molecules and metabolites/intermediates produced during microbial cell fermentation.

+ BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry or related scientific discipline 1+ years of experience in a laboratory setting, specifically working with HPLC, HPLC/MS, and GC equipment Basic maintenance of HPLC/GC equipment

+ Ability to follow written procedures and SOPs for sample preparation, data acquisition, and data analysis Good chemical hygiene when working with laboratory reagents

+ Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with others

Additional Preferred Skills:

+ Operational and/or knowledge of LC-MS and GC-MS equipment methods and techniques will be a plus

+ Prior experience in an analytical lab industrial or academic working with fermentation samples small molecules or proteins or supporting strain engineering groups will be a plus

+ Greater than 2 years hands-on experience in routine maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical equipment HPLC/GC considered a huge plus either academic or industrial

**For immediate consideration please email your resume to Maji;**

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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**About Kelly** ****

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Posted: 2022-03-25 Expires: 2022-05-26

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