Research Scientist Needed for 6 Month Project


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Stamford, CT - (USA) 300 Main Street Suite 5D CT Stamford , CT - 06901 Phone : 203-363-7871



Job Description

Description: Responsibility: As part of the Science & Technology - Human Biology Group within Company's Beauty and Personal Care Division, the successful candidate will provide overall HPLC and LC-MS support for future technologies and claim support.


* Qualitative and quantitative analysis of structurally diverse (new and existing) compounds by HPLC and LC-MS.

* Analysis of specific and diverse skin lipids and fatty acids from skin sample extracts using HPLC and LC-MS.

* HPLC and LC-MS method development of structurally diverse compounds.

* Practical experience with Waters (Acquity UPLC), Shimadzu and Agilent HLPC systems, Zspray, Micromass ZQ and Quattro Ultima instrumentation (or equivalent) and MassLynx software is necessary.

* Data interpretation, analysis and preparation of update/report summaries.


* Minimum of BA/BS degree in Chemistry or related field.

* Practical knowledge and expertise in HPLC and LC-MS methodology.

* Fast and reliable HPLC and LC-MS method development.

* Diverse HPLC and LC-MS instrumentation expertise, including troubleshooting.

* Ability to change directions quickly in response to business/project needs.

* Excellent communication and organizational skills.

* Pro-active with a sense of urgency to ensure delivery of tasks on time in full.

* Knowledge of skin lipid analysis by HPLC and LC-MS and ability to differentiate native vs deuterated species a plus.

Must be proficient with Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Must be proficient with MassLynx Software