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Randstad Chemist II in North Chicago, Illinois

Chemist II

job details:

  • location:North Chicago, IL

  • salary:$28 - $31.12 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, September 16, 2020

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:33370

job description

Chemist II

job summary:

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location: North Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $28.00 - 31.12 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Perform biological incubations of drug molecules, purification of biological samples, optimization of LCMS methods, and analysis of LCMS data.

  • Plan and perform routine tasks competently and independently within a timely fashion, and generate reliable and consistent results.

  • Document experimental activities and results using an electronic data acquisition and management systems.

  • Analyze and critique results, noting significant deviations from the expected results.

  • Troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation.

  • Learn and understand new experimental techniques with a curiosity to apply them for unique project / assignment requirements.

  • Demonstrate skill in multiple techniques and appropriately modify protocols, as required, to suit the changing needs of research or development sciences.

  • Impact projects predominantly through lab activities.

  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds.


  • BS with 2-5 yrs. lab experience or MS in chemistry or life sciences.

  • Solid use of wet lab techniques such as in vitro enzyme incubations, cell culture, and micropipetting.

  • Solid documentation skills and ability to present findings to larger groups are valuable.

  • Experience with LC-MS, particularly for structural identification, and familiarity with Thermo Orbitrap mass spectrometers are a plus, but not required.

skills: In Vitro, Cell Cultures

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