Chemistry Job Postings

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Quality Control Lab Chemist
System One | Everett, WA | ACS PSS Posting Date: 06/03/2020    

System One has an exciting opening for a Quality Control Lab Chemist in Everett, WA. This is a professional quality position to support the quality assurance activities of our client’s radiopharmaceutical Targeted Alpha Therapy (TAT) Program.  This is a direct hire opportunity offering competitive salary and a full benefits package.
The Quality Control Lab Chemist (QC) reports to the TAT Quality Manager.  Initially, this position will assist in developing the QC laboratory operation portions of the Quality Management System to Title 21 CFR 210/211 and ICH Guides.  The role will then perform day-to-day QC sampling, testing and recording of radioactive chemicals.
•    Develop analytical test methods according to ICH - Q2 guidelines for analytical methods (Gamma spectroscopy, Alpha spectroscopy, ICP-MS/OES).
•    Perform chemical and physical testing of raw materials, in-process materials, and finished products.
•    Communicate testing results and disposition to QA Director as required
•    Support data generation and trending of all testing performed
•    Prepare and review documentation (change controls, specifications, protocols, reports, raw data packages, etc.) pertaining to release, stability studies, method validation and reference standard characterization, etc.
•    Participate in OOS, NCR, CAPA and Deviation investigations as needed
•    Assist in preparing regulatory documents and contribute to writing of SOP's as needed.
•    Support all internal and external audits
•    Perform daily verification checks of lab equipment such as spectrometers, balances, pH meters etc.
•    Perform instrument calibration as required.
•    Participate in ongoing research and development and validation studies.
•    Perform inventory management of lab materials including reagents, columns, etc.
•    Review ordering of lab materials including chemicals, solvents, consumable supplies, etc.
•    Perform and maintain sample log
•    Be flexible and support departmental needs, as needed
Key Qualifications and Skills
•    A minimum bachelor’s level degree in Radiochemistry is preferred but will consider a related field
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical industry, (preferable cGMP radiopharmaceutical) with a minimum of 2 years in QC testing
•    Experience working within a quality program compliant to FDA/cGMP requirements Title 21 CFR 210/211 and ICH Guidance; preferably, experience in an operational / production radiopharmaceutical facility.
•    Must have a keen attention to detail with the ability to read, understand requirements such as federal regulations, national codes and standards and interpret these standards into company documents and provided guidance to personnel regarding these requirements.
•    Shall have experience or possess ability to learn, understand and use various lab analysis equipment, quality support software for records retention.
•    Must demonstrate strong data analysis, troubleshooting and decision-making skills
•    Operation and testing using various analytical instruments and wet chemistry testing
•    Demonstrated experience with laboratory analytical instrumentation operation
•    Strong organizational and communication skills, including technical writing, teamwork, and interpersonal skills and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork
•    The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.


Adjunct Chemistry Instructor
Northwest University | Kirkland, WA | ACS PSS Posting Date: 03/28/2020    

The Department of Natural Sciences at Northwest University invites applications for a part time teaching position in chemistry beginning August 2020. See Teaching duties will include one or more of the following classes: General Chemistry I and II with lab, Organic Chemistry I and II with lab and Survey of Chemistry I and II with lab. The latter being a course designed for nursing majors. The ideal candidate will possess:
• A Ph.D. in Chemistry (ABD or masters will be considered)
• Be an adept teacher of undergraduates
• Possesses a deep, personal commitment to Jesus Christ and to the Spirit-filled life.
• Demonstrate a commitment to the integration of faith and learning.
• Establish and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, university staff, and the general constituency of the University.
Northwest University is a Christian coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution affiliated with the Assemblies of God and located in Kirkland, Washington, just ten miles from downtown Seattle. Programs are shaped by a Christian worldview and the integration of faith and learning. For full consideration, please submit the following:
• A letter of intent
• A curriculum vitae
• A statement describing your personal Christian faith, practice and current local church affiliation
• The names, addresses, email and phone numbers of at least three professional references.
Applications may be submitted by email as a single attachment to Dr. Sarah Drivdahl, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at or by mail to:
Dr. Sarah Drivdahl, Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
Northwest University
P.O. Box 597
Kirkland, WA 98033-0597
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Members of underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.


Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Seattle Pacific University | Seattle, WA | ACS PSS Posting Date: 09/07/2019     

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chemistry to start September 1, 2020.  The position is a full-time, nine-month appointment. We are specifically interested in inorganic chemists or candidates with cross-disciplinary interests that are related to inorganic chemistry. SPU is a Christian university and applicants will be required to submit a faith statement with their application. Members of historically underrepresented groups, as defined by the National Science Foundation, are especially encouraged to apply.  Candidates should show evidence of excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduates, as well as a strong plan for undergraduate research.  Applicants who can demonstrate effective mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds are especially welcomed.  Applications should be submitted online at:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with the interview process beginning November 2019. The University reserves the right to fill the position before the deadline and to close or to extend the deadline as circumstances may warrant.