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Sr Associate Scientist- Organic/Synthetic chemistry (JP9782)

Cambridge, Massachusetts · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Sr Associate Scientist- Organic/Synthetic chemistry (JP9782)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Employment Type: Contract
Business Unit: Pivotal Synthetic Technologies & Engineering
Duration: 3 years
Job posting date: 2/9/2022
Note: Onsite Essential

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sr Associate Scientist- Organic/Synthetic chemistry for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.

Job Summary:
  • Bachelors' degree & 2 YOE OR Masters' degree in Organic Chemistry post-graduation.
  • An ideal candidate has a Master’s degree in organic chemistry (or Bachelor’s with 2 years’ experience) with lab experience in complex organic synthesis, e.g. natural products, organic methods, bench work at a pharmaceutical or fine chemical company and familiarity with standard organic characterization techniques (HPLC, LC-MS, NMR, Q-NMR).
  • The candidate will work under the supervision of a Ph.D. Scientist, independently synthesizing chemical intermediates and process impurities through established and novel means, to support drug substance development teams.
  • Research activities include reaction development, characterization of reaction profiles and isolated compounds, and commercial process development activities.
  • The candidate will maintain laboratory notebooks and computer files, participate in group and project meetings, and attend seminars.
  • The candidate will work in a team environment collaborating with various colleagues in process development including process chemists and analytical chemists.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in Organic Chemistry
  • 2+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry
  • Broad knowledge of organic chemistry reactions and current scientific literature
  • Basic laboratory skills including synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic small molecules
  • Analytical techniques including NMR, HPLC and Mass Spec
  • Experience in reviewing and interpreting analytical data
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal skills Knowledge of basic office software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Organic Chemistry (Synthetic chemistry)
  • Chromatography
  • NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Residence)

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:
  • Independent synthesis of chemical intermediates and chemical markers including reaction, purification and characterization (NMR, LC-MS).
  • Report to scientist and provide technical updates.
  • Communicate with project leads in Process Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will have an opportunity to work in a great tam environment. They will gain additional laboratory experience and have an opportunity to have impact on development programs at the client.

Red Flags:
MUST have organic chemistry background (Synthetic chemistry)

Interview Process:
Each candidate should expect 2-3 Phone Interview with team members. Interviews to begin ASAP with opportunity to hire by end of February.

 We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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