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Sr. Research Associate/Research Associate, Chemistry

Kelly Services
Berkeley, CA 94701
**Sr. Research Associate or Research Associate- Chemistry**


**Berkeley, California**


**Direct-Hire, Full-Benefits**


**Pay: 70-95K /year**


**Job Summary**


We are seeking a BS/MS level Research Associate with a background in Synthetic Chemistry. The ideal candidate will have experience in synthetic organic chemistry (small molecules and/or peptides) and hands-on experience/working knowledge of common instrumentation such as NMR, ESI-MS, FTIR, and UV-Vis. The associate, working alongside a Senior Scientist, will play an instrumental role in the company and will perform experiments that have a material impact on our success. This is a full-time, direct-hire role with a schedule of Mon-Fri 9 AM - 5 PM located in Berkeley, CA.


**Responsibilities**


+ Planning and executing organic reactions (including designing, conducting, purifying, and analyzing reaction product(s))

+ Preparing samples for analysis

+ Collaborating with other associates and scientists to carry out projects

+ Keeping a detailed lab notebook and presenting results

+ Maintaining lab safety protocols and SOPs


**Requirements**


+ BS with 3+ years or MS with 1+ year lab experience in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (including small molecule synthesis and/or peptide synthesis). Research experience in a bio-organic/total synthesis lab is a plus. PhD in organic chemistry can also apply.

+ Sound knowledge of modern organic synthesis chemistry

+ Experience with various purification techniques including column chromatography and recrystallization HPLC (a plus)

+ Experience analyzing data from NMR, MS, and FTIR

+ Detail-oriented, organized, and able to keep accurate lab records

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to work independently and as a team member


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

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