Lexmark Int'l seeking Analytical Chemist

Req# 126498: Organic / Polymer Analytical Chemist - Boulder

This position is with the Materials Analysis Lab that resides at the Lexmark-Boulder site.  This position is responsible for chemical and physical analysis of electrophotographic supplies, such as toners and photoconductors, to assist in product and process development.  The candidate will be responsible for maintenance, operation, and method deveopment of analytical instruments for both non-routine and routine analyses.  The candidate will use organic, polymer chemistry knowledge and expertise to determine chemical structure of complex organic compounds and mixtures.  Coordination of analysis projects involving multiple scientists and engineers will be required.


  • B.S. (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) in Organic, Polymer, Analytical Chemistry or a related field, with a strong background in organic/polymer analysis
  • Experience preferred in NMR & MS (LC/MS, MS, MS/MS) techniques dealing with separation and identification of organic and polymeric compounds and mixtures
  • A high-level of self direction and intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to operate and interpret data with delicate analytical instruments
  • Excellent scientific, analytical, and technical capabilities combined with proactive apporach in supporting organizational mission and vision
  • Displays leadership attributes to drive engagement of Materials Analysis Lab with other Development teams

How to Apply:

  • Go to https://www.lexmark.com/en_us/careers.html
  • This will take you to the Careers page of teh Lexmark web-site
  • Under Search for jobs, set Location to Boulder, CO and click Submit.  This will show you all of the Boulder, CO positions.
  • Look for the position labeled "Organic/Polymer Analytical Chemist"


Contact Lale Lovell, hiring manager, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you have questions.

Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry

The Chemistry Department of Macalester College invites applications for a tenure-track position in organic chemistry at the assistant professor level to begin in the fall of 2015.  A Ph.D. is required and post-doctoral experience in either an academic or an industrial setting is preferred.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in polymers of material science.  We seek apllicants who are committed to excellence both in teaching and in engaging undergraduates in reserach.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in organic chmeistry every semester, regularly offer advanced elective courses, periodically offer courses appropriate for non-science majors and the College's First-Year Seminar program, and develop a research program that leads to publications with student co-authors and that attracts external funding.

To apply, upload an application letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching philophy and research plans to www.academicjobsonline.org.  Also arrange for undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to be uploaded to the same web site.  Address questions to Professor Keith T. Kuwata, Chair, (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 651-696-6768).  Applications received by 15 October, 2014 will receive full consideration.

Faculty Position at Bowdoin College - Physical Biochemistry / Biophysical Chemistry

The Bowdoin College Chemistry Department and Biochemistry Program seek applicants for an

appointment in physical biochemistry / biophysical chemistry (broadly defined) beginning Fall

2015. A Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry or a related field is required. The tenure track or

tenured joint appointment to Chemistry and Biochemistry will be made at the Assistant,

advanced Assistant or Associate professor level, depending on qualifications and experience.

The teaching load is three courses per year, which includes responsibility for teaching a

thermodynamics course appropriate for chemistry and biochemistry majors. Other courses will

include contributions at the introductory level and courses at any level that will contribute to

the curricula of the chemistry and biochemistry majors. Full-time laboratory instructor support

is provided for most courses. The successful candidate must possess a strong commitment to

undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential to develop a funded, active, and

productive research program that involves undergraduates, especially those interested in


Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit



to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans, a statement on

teaching philosophy and contact information for three people to provide letters of


Review of applications, including letters of recommendation, will begin


October 6, 2014.

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up

of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation

college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and diversity and is an equal

opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute

to the cultural, socio-economic, and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not

discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender, sexual

orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our

education programs.

Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that

recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners.

To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to

the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty.

For further information about the College please visit our website:





JOB SUMMARY: We require a highly motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to work on protein stability & aggregation as it relates to therapeutic protein development. The current postdoctoral project is designed to understand the fundamental mechanism/s of protein instability, sub-visible particulate formation and aggregation using variety of chromatographic, biophysical and biochemical tools.



  • Evaluate physical and biophysical properties of peptides, proteins, and bioconjugates relevant to drug development and subsequently communicate the interpretation and implication of results to clients.
  • Develop analytical and high throughput biophysical methods to characterize product variants
  • Execute and oversee specialized analytical testing and generation of technical documents
  • Maintain a strong awareness of current scientific literature, particularly in the area of protein characterization, and actively apply new concepts as appropriate.
  • Design experiments to develop pre-clinical and clinical formulations of drug candidates to support drug discovery and development.
  • Design experiments to determine the stability in prototype clinical formulations, to detect and identify the decomposition products, and to achieve formulations with acceptable shelf-life.
  • Perform laboratory experiments related to the above.
  • Create presentations for outside scientific meetings and conferences to showcase Wolfe Laboratories’ scientific leadership in the field of protein analysis and characterization.
  • Interface with clients to develop an in-depth understanding of client objectives and define solutions to meet their program requirements
  • Develop compelling approaches and solutions to address client needs
  • Write persuasive proposals for the projects
  • Regularly interact with clients to keep them abreast of project progress
  • Write and review interim and final reports.
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Biomolecular engineering, Organic Chemistry, Chemical engineering or closely related disciplines
  • In depth experience in the area of protein biophysics involving structure-folding-stability relationships. This includes purification, stability, kinetics and thermodynamics of folding of monomeric proteins, particularly as they relate to the pre-formulation and formulation development of new drugs
  • Hands-on experience with chromatographic method development as well as techniques used for biophysical characterization of biopharmaceutical products such as calorimetry, spectroscopy, higher order structure analysis, protein mass spectroscopy, CE, HPLC, ELISA, and carbohydrate analysis.
  • Strong knowledge of Organic Chemistry principles
  • A demonstrated drive to apply technical knowledge to developing drug formulations
  • Established track record of significant contributions as an individual technical expert
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills as well as polished and persuasive client presentation skills
    • Good understanding of excipient and ligand interaction with proteins
    • Evaluation of thermodynamic and kinetic models
    • Experience in creating and delivering trainings





At Wolfe Laboratories Inc., we pride ourselves on retaining and growing our team members, and ensuring they are developing to their full potential. This position can provide many different avenues for advancement, including:

  • Training      towards becoming a Project Manager
  • Leader      of an innovative business line
  • Become      a Lead Technical Researcher
  • Managing      a team of Postdoctoral employees

Interested candidates are requested to email a copy of their resume with a cover letter including salary history to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc. (WLI), located in Watertown, MA, is a premier contract research organization that provides integrated early drug development solutions to the biopharmaceutical industry. Wolfe Laboratories is an essential element of the drug development ecosystem, recognized by global and virtual biopharmaceutical companies as a science-driven organization whose mission is to provide outstanding discovery and development services tailored to its clients’ needs for rational formulation development. Wolfe Laboratories integrates the critical path components of early development to ensure that programs advance while meeting rigorous scientific demands with flexibility to address dynamic challenges and aggressive timelines. Wolfe Laboratories’ vision is to improve human health, and we continue to strive towards that goal by embracing our core values of integrity, excellence and teamwork. The company has a high percentage of repeat clients, which is a testament to its long-term commitment of continual investment in its capabilities to meet biopharma’s growing demand for high quality, integrated early development services.

For more information visit us at: www.wolfelabs.com.

Wolfe Laboratories, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator

This is a 12 month probationary general chemistry laboratory coordinator position in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The department currently has 13 full-time faculty and offers an America Chemical Society approved program.

The successful canidate will coordinate and teach laboratory sections of introductory, preparatory, forensics and general chemistry courses for science and non-science majors. Additional duties will include supervision and training of undergraduate student employees for laboratory preparation, maintaining laboratory curriculum development, grading, maintaining adequate supplies needed for courses; and coordinate between lecture instructors. Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Association of Administrative Service Faculty (MSUAASF) which can be found at:  http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/documents/MSUAASF_Plan_11_13.pdf


  • MS in chemistry or related fields
  • Experience in teaching undergraduate-level laboratory courses
  • Demonstrate excellence in organizational and communication skills
  • Evidence of current knowledge of experimental procedures and experimental design, laboratory curriculum development, chemical safety, and familiarity with MS-Office suite
  • Evidence of demonstrated ability to work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds


  • Ph.D. in chemistry or related fields
  • Experince in supervising undergraduate student employment


To apply directly, click on http://agency.governmentjobs.com/stcloudstate/default.cfm (click "Apply" within this posting to complete application)

The deadline for the receipt of all materials is August 13, 2014 and application review will begin at that time. Materials recieved after this date cannot be guaranteed consideration. The position is open until filled.

A complete application will include the following:

  • Cover leter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcript(s) (copies acceptable for screening)

Contact Information (for quetions and letters of reference) email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Boulder Pharma is state and locally licensed medical and retail marijuana company founded by Mark Hartwig (CU alum, ‘03 BS in Biochem) in 2013. The company contains both an Occupation Premise Cultivation license to grow marijuana, and a Manufacture of Infused Products license to perform extractions and create infused products. A small company, we strive to create a name for ourselves through creating the best infused products on the market. In addition to that, we are now up scaling our closed-loop butane extractor to enable us to become the leading concentrates producer in the area. We have recently expanded our growing space and infused products division and are in need of exceptional individuals who want to grow with us.


  • Perform      extractions on cannabis plant matter with a closed-loop butane extractor
  • Create      cannabis concentrates and infused products
  • Keep a      detailed lab notebook
  • Enter      information into inventory tracking system
  • Maintenance      and troubleshooting of butane extractor
  • Analyze      samples for cannabinoid content via HPLC and interpret results

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic      computer and math skills
  • Coursework      in math, chemistry, physics, and engineering
  • BS or      higher in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry preferred
  • Strong      attention to detail
  • Ability      to lift and maneuver 50 lbs
  • Ability      to bend, lift, kneel, and stand for several hours at a time.
  • Experience      with basic and advanced extraction techniques
  • Knowledge      of gas laws
  • Experience      with purification techniques
  • Experience      with chemical analysis (GC/MS, GC/FID, HPLC)
  • Experience      with weights and measures
  • Ability      to take rigorous lab notes
  • Ability      to pass a background check (no felonies, drug related crimes, etc.)

To Apply

Send a copy of resume and cover letter to Ryan Denman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.