189636 - Scientist I
Hunt Valley
Up to $26.00 DOE
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Scientist I for an opening in Hunt Valley, MD.

Participate in the development of spectroscopic and other rapid analytical methods (turbidity, osmolality, pH, solubility, etc.) for the identification and characterization of cell culture media and components.
Work under general supervision of a R&D manager and senior scientist to prepare samples for spectroscopic (FTIR, Raman, XRF) analysis.
Perform standard spectroscopic (FTIR, Raman, XRF) acquisition, analysis and results export.
Work well as both an individual contributor and as a strong team member.
Communicate with the supervisor on instrument operation and trouble shooting.
Maintain accurate lab notebooks and comply with Good Laboratory Practices.
Regularly communicate plans, actions and results with the supervisor.
Comply with all company safety, training, and quality regulations and procedures.
May be asked to perform other technical duties, such as HPLC, GC, ICP, etc.
May be asked to perform other general lab duties, such as sample shipping, receiving, etc.

Familiar with analytical chemistry methods and techniques.
Demonstrated competence in data analysis.
Previous experience in the industry is a plus.

Good understanding of the principles of spectroscopic technologies, such as FTIR, Raman and XRF, as it relates to the sample characterization is required.
Hands-on experience with one or more of above technologies is required.
Good experience in sample weighing and sample dissolution is required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
Excellent team skills are required.
Good working knowledge of chemistry principles, such as acid/base chemistry, sample solubility and precipitation, as it relates to the sample preparation is expected.
Experience or strong understanding of other analytical methods such as turbidity, osmolality, pH, solubility, etc. is desired.
Knowledge of the chemistry of inorganic and organic compounds used in cell culture media is desired.
Previous experience in using chemometrics for data analysis is a differentiator.

Accredited B.S./B.A. Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, or other related fields.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.