Research Chemist

  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #34923

Direct Hire!
Hourly Rate: $24-25/Hour
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

The Research Chemist is responsible for assisting in the research and development of new laboratory methods and improving existing processes.     

Successful Candidates Must Possess:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical, Medicinal or Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Toxicology Sciences, or related field required        
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience including GC/MS, LC/MS/MS required    
  • Method development, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation experience preferred    
  • Experience in forensic analytical toxicology preferred            

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities:    

  • Assist in the development/ validation of new methods and the improvement/ validation of existing methods within the laboratory    
  • Aid in the assimilation of new methods and technologies as required    
  • Assist in the development of new maintenance programs for laboratory instruments    
  • Help staff to understand details and importance of maintenance    
  • Assist in staff training on:        
    • Instrumentation use    
    • Methods application    
    • Analytical chemistry fundamentals        
  • Aid in the documentation of cost/test of new or modified methods    
  • Assist Research Scientists in special method development and troubleshooting of production methods as required         


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