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Senior Associate Scientist

Kelly Services
Emeryville, CA 94662
**Senior Associate Scientist**

**Location:** Emeryville, CA


Kelly Science and Clinical is seeking a Senior Associate Scientist or Scientist 1 to be a be part of an innovative Chemistry group with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the design, synthesis, and purification of novel compounds for use in clean beauty, health, specialty and performance chemicals, applications. This is a direct hire opportunity located in Emeryville, CA. The Senior Associate Scientist will work in teams to develop, implement, and perform organic reactions, including troubleshooting of synthetic routes and reactions, scouting of new synthetic routes, and performing high difficulty synthetic chemistry. This individual will help with structural determinations using NMR and other analytical methods and purify compounds using a variety of techniques.

A successful candidate will be responsible for performing chemical syntheses, purification processes and rigorous documentation under the supervision of scientists, and engineers. Strong communication skills are necessary for a team environment and working closely with cross functional teams. Collaboration is key to successfully moving projects forward with safety as a priority for all Process Development activities.


+ Personally responsible for individual as well as co-worker safety and maintaining safety as the highest priority by supporting and reinforcing procedures and policies

+ Synthesize target molecules from fermentation-derived starting materials

+ Purify target molecules and impurities using chromatography and other purification methods

+ Characterize compounds using modern analytical methods

+ Follow SOPs and document observable data as well as analytical data

+ Hands-on performance of laboratory experiments, sample preparation and sample submission

+ Training on laboratory equipment and perform equipment modifications when necessary

+ Generate predictive, actionable data to develop processes and prepare reports

+ Meet deliverables within specifications and timelines


+ Degree in Chemistry or related discipline, with 2+ years of relevant industry experience

+ Experience in laboratory setting, conducting chemical synthesis of natural products and other molecules

+ Compound extraction and isolation

+ Perform structural characterization of isolated molecules

+ Experience with hazardous chemicals and safety assessment using MSDSs

+ Team-oriented

+ Energetic and self-motivated, able to communicate effectively

**Apply today!** For Immediate consideration, email your resume to

**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.

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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. (
Posted: 2022-06-08 Expires: 2022-07-09

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