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Scientist (Polymers) - Thousand Oaks, CA

Kelly Services
Westlake Village, CA 91361
**Scientist (Polymers) - Thousand Oaks, CA**



This is an exciting opportunity contribute to the science and culture of a well- funded biotech start-up with an experienced management team. This position combines strategic skills relating to the integration of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and formulation sciences, with direct responsibility for the design, synthesis, analysis and characterization of polymer products.



We are seeking an energetic, highly motivated, and creative expert with experience in organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, formulation sciences and/or therapeutics. The ideal candidate is a strong team player, who has outstanding written and oral communication skills, enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate and collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment.



The successful candidate will perform hands-on experiments and assay development to generate preclinical data in addition to working cross-functionally and with external laboratories and contract manufacturing organizations.



**Primary responsibilities of this position will include:**




+ Design and execution of synthetic routes to prepare and characterize polymers and polymer-drug conjugates

+ Formulation and characterization of drug candidates

+ Analysis of experimental data and presentation to senior management and regulatory agencies

+ Participation on drug discovery project teams, providing expertise regarding chemistry, formulation science and polymer chemistry

+ Contributing to the design, synthesis and characterization of new candidates

+ Preparation and communication of research results in both oral and written format

+ Collaboration with other research scientists and oversight of external vendors in a fast-paced R&D environment

+ Other duties as assigned or required



**Job Requirements:**




+ Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic, Polymer, or Medicinal Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, with preference for those with industry experience and with hands-on polymer and small molecule experience

+ Broad experience with analytical characterization of compounds (e.g. HPLC, NMR, LC-MS, etc.)

+ Familiarity with aspects of drug discovery and development, including formulation sciences, ADME, toxicology and regulatory, and an ability to interact with those functions

+ Experience developing therapeutic candidates in the biopharmaceutical industry

+ Strong communication skills, good problem-solving abilities, and an ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with a diverse team of co-workers



**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Toni at 714.454.8252 OR email at TONM369@kellyservices.com**






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



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


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




**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/nontraditional 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-20

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