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Scientist / Analytical Chemist

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Kelly Services San Diego , CA 92101

Posted 3 months ago

Scientist / Analytical Chemist, San Diego, CA

We are seeking an experienced analytical chemist for small molecule assay development and analysis.

Position Type: Long-term contract position for 1 year.

Schedule/Shift: 1st shift, Mon.-Fri., 8:30am to 5:00pm.

Position Overview:
The successful candidate will develop HPLC, SEC and mass spectrometry assays, analyze samples and interpret results for analytical development and characterization of small molecule therapeutics, some containing protein and other excipients, to support the profiling of new drug entities in Discovery and early stage formulation development activities. This is a hands-on, laboratory-based role in a highly collaborative early development environment.

Job Description &


  • Must have previous experience and technical proficiency with development and implementation of HPLC methods, including SEC, RP-HPLC, chiral separation for the analysis and quantification of small molecules. Experience with Agilent HPLC and Waters UPLC systems is desirable.

  • Develop chromatography-based methods for assaying small molecule content and related impurities in a diverse set of formulation matrices.

  • Interface with formulators and other team members to design, schedule and execute experiments.

  • Perform analysis of samples for pre-formulation, formulation development and stability studies.

  • Maintain equipment, interface with equipment vendors and troubleshoot problems when they occur.

  • Document methods and data, and present results to project teams.

  • Previous experience and technical proficiency with Mass Spectrometry detection is preferred.

  • Required to work with multiple teams on a diversity of projects in parallel.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to document work in electronic notebooks, presentations, reports and procedures.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or closely-related discipline with an emphasis in Analytical Chemistry. An advanced degree is preferred.

  • Minimum of 4+ years industrial experience in analytical development for small molecules.

Why Kelly


With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations

providing 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 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

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 career connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.

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