Senior Research Associate

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 147898

Date Posted: 12/09/2019

Senior Research Associate  – Medicinal Chemistry

Must haves:

  • BS in Chemistry and 3+ years of industry experience (medicinal/process preferred) OR MS in Chemistry and 0+ years of industry experience (Organic Chemistry Focus)
  • Knowledge of medicinal chemistry techniques and principals
  • Clear understanding of structural determination using NMR and Mass Spectral techniques
  • Knowledge of purification methods
  • Experience with routine compound characterization methods included NMR, HPLC, and MS
  • Demonstrated ability to scout, develop, scale-up, and troubleshoot synthetic routes.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).


  • Conduct chemical synthesis, purification, and characterization of small molecule drug targets under the direction of a supervising scientist in research labs
  • Plan and execute assigned experiments, with increasing independence, in support of project goals
  • Execute reactions and makes key observations during reaction, work-up and isolation.
  • Maintain clear and accurate records of experimental procedures and results
  • Assist in the routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Present scientific results to the research group
  • Attend and contribute to project meetings

Department Name: Research

Duration: 6+ months with possibility to convert to FTE.

Location: Bridgewater, NJ