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Chemist

  • Post Date:October 28, 2021
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Job Description

Sygnetics is looking for a Chemist in the Maryland area.

The primary purpose of this position is to produce novel radiotracers for brain imaging in animal and human subjects in compliance with all relevant regulations and to support ongoing research on radiotracer development. This position requires strong skills in organic/medicinal and analytical chemistry.

Minimum Education: Master’s

Certifications & Licenses:
Master’s degree required; Ph.D. in Chemistry or related discipline
Minimum of two years of experience in a related field is required
Three years of specialized experience plus a Master’s degree is equivalent to a Ph.D.

Skills (Ranked By Priority):
Excellent analytical skills
1, 2, 3, 4, 5 represents priority rankings, where 1 is highest priority and 5 is lowest priority of those ranked

Software:
ChemDraw
PowerPoint
GraphPad
Excel
SciFinder
Reaxys
Outlook

Field of Study: Chemistry
DELIVERABLES

Clean Equipment – Daily
Inspect Equipment – Daily
Meet with lab members to present updates – Weekly
STATEMENT OF WORK DETAILS

functional responsibility

Provides laboratory experience needed to assist in performing various chemical experiments and procedures.

description

To produce and analyze radioactive probes under current good manufacturing practice CGMP
1

functional responsibility

Utilizes and operates various complex laboratory machines and equipment.

description

Monitor, troubleshoot and initiate or take corrective action to maintain instrument function and quality
2

functional responsibility

Documents and analyzes results, produces detailed summaries and reports.

description

Prepare QC reports and reports including chemical syntheses, purification and analyses
3

functional responsibility

Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships between compounds, and reactions.

description

Regular synthesis of radioactive organic probes for brain imaging
4

functional responsibility

Adds heat, light, energy or a catalyst to show changes in composition.

description

Perform experimental radiochemistry
functional responsibility

Provides laboratory experience needed to perform various complex chemical experiments and procedures.

description

Perform both routine and specialized laboratory procedures
functional responsibility

Prepares test solutions, compounds, and reagents and maintains necessary laboratory supplies.

description

Prepare calibration curves and quality control samples
5

functional responsibility

Schedules, tracks and reports analyses of experiments and procedures.

description

Perform analytical validation and testing of compositions and report results
functional responsibility

Independently provides laboratory experience needed to perform various complex chemical experiments and procedures.

description

Perform both routine and specialized laboratory procedures of moderate to high complexity
functional responsibility

Designs and optimizes chemical experiments and procedures.

description

Develop novel chemistry methodologies and technologies that advance the field and make recommendations
functional responsibility

Trains staff on new experiments and practices, operations and maintenance of instruments and equipment, safety practices, etc.

description

Work with staff on all mandatory training and competency assessments
functional responsibility

Designs, optimizes, and troubleshoots chemical experiments and procedures.

description

Troubleshoot complex procedural- and equipment-related problems and provide innovative solutions when necessary
functional responsibility

Manages overall maintenance of laboratory.

description

Carry out periodic lab surveys; dispose of radioactive and chemical waste according to Institutional and regulatory procedures
functional responsibility

Provides scientific expertise needed in order to function as the senior chemist of a large laboratory.

description

Provide chemistry support for multiple projects
functional responsibility

Maintains, operates and calibrates numerous machines for use in various experiments and procedures.

description

Calibrate, standardize, adjust, and maintain instruments
functional responsibility

Assesses methods and procedures for use in experiments, and makes modifications and improvements to resolve problems and meet specific needs.

description

Carry out scale-up of the chemical probes of interest for additional studies
functional responsibility

Maintains accurate, detailed records of experiments, and evaluates and interprets results for validity and scientific meaning.

description

Gather, analyze and interpret data; prepare summaries and reports
functional responsibility

Works with staff to prepare laboratory findings for publication and presentation at meetings.

description

Contribute to publications and patent writing