Research Chemist

Sep 16, 2022

Avecia: Milford, MA, Massachusetts, US

Regular Full Time

Equal Opportunity Employer

Purpose of the Position:  

The Research Chemist is responsible for meeting the analytical testing requirements to support research and development projects primarily focused on oligonucleotides.


Key Job Responsibilities:  


  • Execute testing per method or protocol for development, qualification, verification, validation, and transfer of analytical methods
  • Analyze test samples, process data, and report results to support research and development primarily focused on oligonucleotides
  • Perform method development experiments
  • Perform GDP peer review
  • Contribute to technical documentation
  • Attend and contribute to analytical project meetings
  • Maintain laboratory compliance
  • Execute tasks to deliver project results on time
  • Contribute to a positive work atmosphere


Job Knowledge Required:  


  • BA/BS with 1+ yrs. of related experience
  • MS with 0+ yrs. of related experience
  • Understand laboratory SOPs
  • Operate KF, U/HPLC instruments
  • Knowledge of undergraduate general and organic chemistry
  • Analytical chemistry knowledge including application of fundamental analytical techniques for identification, purity, and assay
  • Basic Word and Excel
  • Perform algebraic and basic statistical calculations correctly