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Job: Senior Scientist Analytical Chemistry, DMC Biotechnologies, Inc., Durham, NC or Boulder, CO, NC

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General Information

Job title:
Senior Scientist Analytical Chemistry
Job location:
Durham, NC or Boulder, CO, NC  27701 | 80 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted:
Job category:
Research and Development
Employment type:
Full time

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Scientist Analytical Chemistry to support the commercialization of biobased processes. The Group Leader will lead a small dedicated team responsible for demonstrating strain and process performance at bench scale and for supporting technology transfer of strains and processes into and out of the team. Successful candidates will have 3-5 years previous experience in leading a microbial fermentation team, will be able to quickly learn new concepts that are specific to support our technology, approach, and will be an exceptional team player.


- Managing a small analytical team across two sites (Boulder, CO and Durham, NC)
- Identifying and coordinating new analytical resources as needed
- Developing and validating new methods
- Developing and managing a data quality program
- Routine instrument maintenance and coordination of repairs
- Maintaining safe practices and work environment
- Keep excellent laboratory records.
- Routine written and oral reporting of activities and results

Job Requirements


We prefer candidates with technical training in chemical engineering and previous experience in leading a small team. Demonstrated experience in statistical analyses, Design of Experiments (DoE), and manipulation of large data sets required. In addition, we prefer candidates with experience in the following areas:

We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. with industrial experience.
Direct, hands-on experience in operation of UPLC, GC, and MS
Direct experience in statistical analyses and Design of Experiments (DoE)
Quantitative, data-driven analysis of experimental results and an analytical mindset
Previous experience programming in Python or similar
Experience in following, drafting, and revising detailed SOPs and protocols
Capability to manage multiple work-flows and experiments within a single day
Ability to effectively work in cross-disciplinary teams
Ability to effectively lead small teams
Must be a self-starter, motivated, scientifically curious, and collaborative
Flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends

Interested parties should send cover letter and resume.
(Job number: 3847944)
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