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Information Scientist

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43202

Company: American Chemical Society

CAS uses intuitive technology, unparalleled scientific content and unmatched human expertise to help companies create groundbreaking innovations that benefit the world. As the scientific information solutions division of the American Chemical Society, CAS manages the largest curated reservoir of scientific knowledge, and for 111 years, has helped innovators mine, assess and apply that information to keep businesses thriving. The CAS team is global, diverse, endlessly curious and strives to make scientific insights accessible to innovators worldwide.


CAS is currently seeking an Information Scientist. This position will be based in our headquarters in Columbus, OH.


We have a full-time position available in analysis of the world’s scientific literature, including patents and journals, for curation into CAS products. Primary responsibilities include review and curation of literature in biochemistry content areas in a production environment. Additional responsibilities may include identifying and implementing process improvements, planning, managing, and participating in unit-level projects, and leveraging data analysis skills to measure and report on progress.


Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Biochemistry or related science. The successful candidate will be an excellent team player who is organized and willing to adapt to the needs and requirements of an agile organization. This candidate must demonstrate a proactive and flexible attitude, with a keen willingness to show initiative.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills, including attention to detail, time management, and multi-tasking
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated skill in handling multiple tasks with varying urgencies and priorities
  • Ability to solve complex problems within and outside of the primary group
  • Successful completion of organic chemistry coursework is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of substance naming conventions and structural descriptions of chemical substances is a plus.
  • Ability to read and write in Japanese, Korean, Russian, German, or a Romance language is also a plus.


CAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans. Candidates for this position must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future. EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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