HJF Job Openings

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

HJF is seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Assistant. In this position, you will participate in a brain injury research group. HJF is looking for individuals with a B.A. or B.S. in a science or health field. For this position you will need to relocate to Bethseda, MD, as you will be working in the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Acute Studies Core at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, the Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Find out more about this position and apply here!

HJF is also seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Coordinator in San Antonio, TX. This position supports the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at the Brooke Army Medical Center which is a 6-9 month long program. To apply for this position, you need a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and certification in cardiac life support. Also, you will need certification as a Clinical Research Coordinator, a Clinical Research Professional, or a Clinical Research Associate. Find out more about this position and apply here!

HJF is also seeking postdoctoral applicants to aid in research in Dr. Prasanna Satpute-Krishnan’s lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Uniformed Services University in Bethseda, MD. If hired, you would be responsible for executing research alongside a research team focused on understanding the molecular and cellular basis of protein misfolding diseases and protein quality control. To apply, a PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biophysics or a related science is needed. Find out more about this position and apply here!



Job Openings at Verily

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Verily is a company that strives to make health data useful by creating methods to obtain and organize health data and creating interventions to prevent disease. They are currently hiring for 2 positions.

Verily is seeking applicants for a Research Associate position to help create and perform complex molecular biology protocols, disseminate results, and perform administrative tasks. The minimum qualifications for this position are a BA or BS degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, bioengineering, genome sciences, or a related science; experience with cellular assays, molecular biology assays, manipulation of nucleic acids, and massively parallel sequencing; and strong communication skills. Verily prefers candidates with at least 2 years experience in a lab setting; understanding of bioinformatics pipelines, method development experience in genomics, epigenomics, or transcriptomics; as well as strong decision making, troubleshooting, and creative thinking skills. Find out more about this position and apply here!

Verily is also looking to fill a Chemist position. Verily is seeking applicants with a PhD or equivalent experience in synthetic chemistry, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or a related science; at least 3 years experience in lipid and polymer synthesis; experience working with nanomaterials; and excellent communication skills. They prefer that applicants have at least 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical development or a related industry, experience doing preclinical studies, experience with nucleic acid delivery, and experience with lab automation. If you are interested, find out more information and apply here!

Job Openings at Sarepta

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Sarepta is currently seeking applicants for a position as a Clincal Research Associate. They are seeking individuals with a B.S. in biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, or a related field. They also require at least one year of operations experience in a biotech setting as well as experience working in a GCP/GLP setting. Find out more about this position and apply here!

Sarepta is also currently seeking applicants for a position as a Senior Research Associate. For this position, you will need a M.S. in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related field and at least two years of experience in a lab. They are also accepting applicants with a B.S. if you have more than five years of lab experience. Find out more about this position and apply here!


Job Opening at Siegwerk

Siegwerk is seeking applicants for a Quality Control Technician position at their office in Des Moines, Iowa. In this position, you will perform testing throughout the production process and evaluate data to maintain quality of Siegwerk products.

Siegwerk is looking for individuals who have previous experience in a lab, understanding of chemistry, as well as understanding of related raw materials, ink systems, production processes, and equipment. You can find out more about the requirements and responsibilities required for this job and apply here!

Job Opening at Tedia

Tedia is a company that globally provides high purity solvents. They are currently seeking applicants for a Research and Development Chemist position. To become a Research and Development Chemist with Tedia you will need to have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related science as well as at least two years experience in a solvent or industrial lab. Learn more about this position and how to apply here!


Medix Job Openings

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Medix is a staffing organization that is currently seeking applicants for four positions.

Medix is seeking recent graduates of undergraduate and graduate school with degrees in chemistry or biochemistry to fill a chemist position. They are looking for individuals with good multi-tasking skills and strong leadership skills. In this position, you will carry out testing on raw materials and finished products that requires use of wet chemistry and analytical chemistry techniques. Find more information and apply here.

Medix is also looking for recent graduates of undergraduate school with degrees in biology, microbiology, food science, chemistry, animal science, veterinary science and other scientific disciplines to fill a position as a pre-clinical entry level lab technician. They are seeking applicants who are experienced in scientific techniques and instrumentation. Find more information and apply here.

Medix is also seeking applicants who are recent graduates of undergraduate school to fill a QA Coordinator position. For this position Medix would like applicants with QA auditing experience, QMS experience, ISO experience, and CAPA experience. Find out more about the requirements for this position and apply here.

Medix is seeking to fill a field chemist position with candidates who recently earned undergraduate degrees in chemistry, environmental science, or related sciences. As a field chemist, you will be identifying, packaging, and labeling hazardous waste while complying with internal procedures and environmental regulations. For this position you will need to be willing to travel, as extensive travel in the northeast is required. Find out more and apply here.


Summer Job Opportunity

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has an immediate need for an undergraduate student to assist in a project directed towards the polymer modification and synthesis of bio-sensing materials for biomedical applications.

Some experience with organic chemistry is preferred along with an availability of about 20 hours per week.

If interested, please contact Professor John Lannutti at Lannutti.1@osu.edu.

CHOPs: Graduate Program Early Preview Weekend


The University of Wisconsin’s Department of Chemistry will be hosting CHOPs (CHemistry OPportunities) from September 12-15, 2019.  This weekend is dedicated to providing a preview of the university’s graduate program. CHOPs is an all-expense paid trip tailored to give potential graduate students an opportunity to visit the university before they apply to graduate school. Activities at CHOPs will include tours, interaction with alumni and graduate students, individual meetings with faculty, research presented by graduate students and faculty, and presentations about life in graduate school and applying to graduate school. This weekend may benefit you even if you are not planning on applying to The University of Wisconsin.

Learn more about CHOPs here.

Apply for CHOPs here before May 18, 2019.

American Chemical Society Looking for Part-Time Information Specialist

The American Chemical Society’s division, the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), is currently taking applications for a part-time information specialist. This position, located here in Columbus, OH, will require accepted applicants to build databases in order to support chemical literature curation into CAS products.

CAS is looking for either students with a sophomore standing or above majoring in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Chemical Engineering, or a recent graduate with a related degree. Applicants should have completed at least one course of Organic Chemistry coursework, and be able to work part-time for 12-18 months.

More information about the position, as well as the application, can be found here.

Any additional questions about the position may be directed to Jen Schule, Senior Recruiter at CAS.