Analytical Chemist (Senior Research Associate) in Portland, Oregon | Careers at Portland, OR (Waterfront) 1/2

Function/Duties of Position
The key responsibilities and duties include performing analytical chemistry studies for research and development of radiopharmaceutical including injection into
humans. This includes development, writing and revising standard operating procedures based on ICH, FDA, and USP guidelines, maintenance and calibration of
analytical instrumentation in the lab including but not limited to GC-MS, UPLC-MS, HPLC , U V and visible spectrometer machines, independently developing new
analytical methods for the assessment and study of new compounds, and performing purity and identity testing on standards and precursors used in radiochemistry
experiments in the lab and responsibility for certifying their purity for use in synthesis.
Duties for this position also include overall laboratory maintenance, radioactivity surveying in the cyclotron vault space, as well as general tasks around maintaining
the laboratory spaces. Lastly, this position also involves statistical analysis of generated research data, including organization and analysis of stack monitoring data.

Required Qualifications
PhD in relevant field and 1 year of relevant experience, OR Master’s Degree in relevant field and
5 years of relevant experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and 9 years of relevant experience
Relevant working experience as an analytical chemist performing Quality Control testing including using HPLC / MS and GC analysis of solvents
Experience with good laboratory practices and following current good manufacturing rules
Ability to do data analysis using statistical methods as well as graphing and facility with Excel spreadsheets
Ability to work with exponentials and logarithms and have experience with typical analytical chemistry statistical methods and graphing methods
Expertise in HPLC, TLC and GLC analysis
Ability to work around large amounts of radiation and to work gowned and masked in a clean room
Preferred Qualifications
PhD or Master’s Degree in relevant field
Extensive experience in analytical chemistry, quality control and using HPLC, Mass Spectrometry, and GC analysis
Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in Analytical Chemistry in a production or high volume research environment
Experience in use of and analysis with Mass spectrometry
Experience working with positron emitting radionuclides, remote and automate systems, computer work with excel and graphical programs

Additional Details
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume or CV.
All are welcome
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Analytical Chemist (Senior Research Associate)
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Knight Cardiovascular Institute
Salary Range
$56,280 – $77,297 per year, commensurate with qualifications, experience and equity.
HR Mission
School of Medicine
Drug Testable
Analytical Chemist (Senior Research Associate) in Portland, Oregon | Careers at Portland, OR (Waterfront) 2/2

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