Job Details

  • Title: Associate Scientist
  • Code: RCI-10396
  • Location: North Chicago Illinois (IL) 60064
  • Posted Date: 01/13/2021
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Important Updates from the manager

  • Large molecules with biologics
  • Must be familiar with Analytical chemistry knowledge
  • Hard working professional with a good attitude is required.
  • BS degree with: - Chemistry or biology or biochemistry or any physical science background.
  • Protein expression/Protein extraction/Protein purification exp. is required
  • Some Laboratory exp. is required.
  • Candidate will be running with some instruments at the time of job.
  • Position more focus on biologics

Role is primarily on-site but 1 day remote possible after demonstrated proficiency with data processing. 

Associate Scientist – Biological Mass Spectrometry

  • The selected candidate should have familiarity with liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry instrumentation, and have excellent sample preparation skills. 
  • Knowledge in with laboratory automation are desired but not required.
  • He or she should possess excellent communication skills.
  • The Scientist will conduct analytical experiments to support structural characterization and identification of biological macromolecules using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry techniques.  
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for maintaining the Protein Open-Access LC/MS platform and to contribute on mass spectrometry-based protein characterization efforts
  • The Scientist will be expected to consistently work on multiple projects in parallel and be able to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • A B.S. or M.S in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or other physical sciences is desired.
  • This individual must be highly self-motivated, able to work independently in their area of expertise, able to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, and must be an outstanding team player.  

Description Details

  • Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? No
  • Years of experience/education and/or certifcations required:

BS degree with 0-5 years equivalent experience; M.Sc. with 0 – 2 years equivalent experience in chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related areas

  • What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?

1:  A basic knowledge about protein and amino acids
2: Basic understanding of analytical chemistry techniques and technologies

3: Good computer skills and ability to learn and master new programs
4: Excellent organizational skills, attentions to detail

5: Ability to learn new analytical and biochemical techniques

  • What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?

1: Experience with liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry

2: Experience with the analysis of proteins

3: Experience with automation

  • What type of environment is this person working in?
    • Combination of both group and individual setting
  • Work Schedule: 40 hours
  • No travel required except for local seminar opportunities.