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Synthetic Organic Chemist: PhD Required
Ref No.: 18-03129
Location: Rahway, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance
*1 year contract position with opportunity for extension or hire based on performance* 

The company: Our client is a global healthcare company. The Company offers health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceutical, Animal Health, Healthcare Services and Alliances. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment includes human health pharmaceutical and vaccine products marketed either directly by the Company or through joint ventures. Human health pharmaceutical products consist of therapeutic and preventive agents, generally sold by prescription, for the treatment of human disorders. The Company sells its human health pharmaceutical products primarily to drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies and managed healthcare providers, such as health maintenance organizations, pharmacy benefit managers and other institutions. Vaccine products consist of preventive pediatric, adolescent and adult vaccines, primarily administered at physician offices.

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in chemistry with experience in organic synthesis including synthetic methodology, catalysis, and / or total synthesis is preferred along with a proven track record of solving complex problems 

Responsibilities: 
A successful candidate will be joining a group of innovative scientists focused on the design and development of synthetic routes for drug candidates. A Ph.D. in chemistry with experience in organic synthesis including synthetic methodology, catalysis, and / or total synthesis is preferred along with a proven track record of solving complex problems. Candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment 

Pay Rate: $37.50 per hour
Drug and background screenings required

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