Scientific Associate II

Location: Boston, Massachusetts Salary: US$30 - US$40 per hour
Sector: Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Assurance (QA) Type: Contract


  • You must be able to accurately follow SOPs as well as verbal instruction
  • Must have the ability to identify and prospectively solve problematic chemistry and scale-up issues.
  • You will have to carry out development and scale-up activities for synthetically derived compounds, including intermediates, drug substances, and raw materials in support of cGLP or cGMP studies, all independently.
  • Must be able to safely and compliantly put into place new synthetic routes and procedures in a small time frame. At both the bench and Kilo lab scales.
  • You must ensure the compliance with all regulations and SOPs as well as maintain superb laboratory records and supporting documentation.
  • Will need to create effective scientific hypotheses to pursue desired synthesis or manufacturing goals as well as set new experimental direction based on results.
  • Will need working knowledge of modern analytical techniques used in the support of organic processing (NMR, HPLC, etc).


  • Bachelors with 2+ years of relevant experience OR a Masters with 0-2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Must have the ability to collaborate and interact within and interdisciplinary scientific team environment comprised of analytical, organic, and physical chemists; chemical engineers, manufacturing personnel; and project team members.
  • Must have proven interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
  • Hands on experience in a Kilo Lab or Pilot Plant environment is highly preferred but not recommended

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