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**Chemist****West Point, PA****Direct Hire/Salaried****$23.00-$26.00 per hour (non-exempt from OT)****Employee Responsibilities:**+ Perform routine performance checks on instruments that are being used for project support (e.g. HPLC, XRPD, moisture sorption, DSC, TGA)+ Preparation of common vehicles for formulation preparation to support in vivo studies+ Preparation of key reagents for analytical assays (e.g. mobile phase for HPLC)+ Weighing and labelling of samples prior to shipping for studies at other sites+ Solubility measurement in buffers, bio-relevant medium & organic solvents (HPLC, UV-Vis)+ Vehicle Screening (e.g. solubility / stability) for SubQ, IV and PO formulation development (HPLC, UV-Vis, XRPD)+ Preparation of (previously developed) formulations for animal studies including processing support for spray drying of amorphous dispersions, the preparation of particle based formulations and / or other preparation techniques as required..+ Forced degradation studies of drug substance (HPLC)+ Preliminary physicochemical characterization of compounds / formulations including (UPLC/HPLC, XRPD, TGA, DSC, CD, FTIR, HP-SEC) and light scattering techniques (DLS, zeta potential, NTA)+ Formulation analytical testing e.g. release and chemical / physical stability studies (HPLC, XRPD, UV and fluorescence assays)+ Powder blending and filter analysis for inhaled programs (HPLC)+ Particle size measurements of drug substance and formulations+ Provide support in the maintenance of the laboratory working environment including:+ Cleanliness of common laboratory area+ Management of waste for collection+ Co-ordination of laboratory supplies (reagents / consumables)**Qualifications****The Ideal Candidate would possess:**+ Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills+ Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail+ Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude+ Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies+ Adhere to quality control and safety procedures, work in an organized manner, and comply with client site requirements**Minimum Qualifications:**+ Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience+ Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship**Why Kelly** **®** **?**Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.**About Kelly** **®**At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. ()Tracking

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