Associate Scientist (Chemist)

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary: US$25 - US$33 per hour
Sector: Pharma & Biotech, Clinical Research Type: Contract

Associate Chemist

Cambridge, MA

6 Month contract

One of Real Staffing's biopharmaceutical clients is looking to fill a temporary entry-level Scientist position in its Chemical Process R&D Department. This individual will support development of chromatographic methods to characterize small molecule compounds to complete a focused project.

Areas of specialization should reside in the fields of separation science, structure elucidation, and characterization. The candidate must be able to simultaneously manage several activities, work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment, design and execute experiments, interpret data, and effectively communicate in written and oral forms are essential.

Candidate will create a presentation upon completion of the project.


This role supports Chemical Process R&D. Biologics experience or education with Biology major will not be relevant for this role.

The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in analytical method development such as HPLC, HPLC-MS, SFC as related to drug substances & process development. This project will focus specifically on developing super critical chromatography (SFC) as a tool for monitoring the chemical purity of small molecule compounds.

The candidate should be proficient with a variety of instrumentation platforms and software applications. Experience with Microsoft Office applications, i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point, is also required.

Must have strong organization skills and be an effective communicator.

Education: Interested candidates must have a BS/MS in Chemistry, or related discipline, with 1 - 3 years prior pharmaceutical industrial experience.

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.