Analytical Chemist III

Richmond, VA

Type: Contract

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 152214

Date Posted: 05/22/2020

Title of Position: Analytical Chemist III

Location: Richmond, VA



Responsible for understanding and performing routine analytical testing for stability samples, evaluating and documenting results in a timely manner. Understands and follows all SOPs and written test procedures.

Responsible for troubleshooting of instrumentation and maintain laboratory equipment in good working condition.

Perform laboratory investigation steps with approvals / guidance from supervisor by understanding the investigation process and preparation of laboratory investigation documents.

Assist other colleagues with laboratory investigations, training of other analysts as assigned.



  • Level III: Requires a PhD with 3 years of relevant experience, a MS with 5 years of relevant experience or a Bachelor’s degree with 7 years of relevant experience, or equivalent degreed experience. Degree should be in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical science, chemistry or a related field.
  • Established knowledge of laboratory techniques such as HPLC, dissolution, moisture by KF, GC, TLC, and others to perform pharmaceutical product stability testing.
  • Good working knowledge of dissolution and chromatographic techniques, especially HPLC.
  • Working knowledge of both computer and/or data handling acquisition systems (LIMS) is necessary and required.
  • Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills.
  • cGMP experience is required.
  • Previous pharmaceutical, quality control / stability experience preferred.




Joule, a System One division is seeking a Senior Analytical Chemist for a contract position. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 40 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.