Regulatory Chemist

Date: Sep 14, 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 114 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 a Regulatory Chemist. This position will be based in our headquarters in Columbus, OH.


The Regulatory Chemist applies scientific expertise, analytical skills, problem solving capabilities, and customer communication skills to help support CAS Registry Services and build CAS’s world-class collection of scientific data. They leverage their expertise to determine substance identity of submitted chemical information from CAS’ customers and regulatory agencies. The incumbent may also provide scientific and content knowledge, capabilities, insights, and solutions for other CAS functions.


Specific Responsibilities:


The Regulatory Chemist analyzes chemical substance data such as structures, nomenclature, and processes to determine and assign CAS Registry Numbers. Specific responsibilities include reviewing substance information and chemical legislation in a production environment. Knowledge of structural descriptions and naming conventions of chemical substances is preferred.




  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related scientific field with successful completion of organic chemistry coursework
  • Excellent scientific comprehension, written, and verbal communication skills to communicate complex chemical substance identity concepts
  • Experience in customer communications – verbal and written
  • Strong learning agility including ability to quickly learn and apply complex scientific concepts and policies and technology tools. Ability to apply learnings to new situations and glean relevant insights.
  • Solutions focused, continuous improvement, and growth mindset.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently and in a team setting.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and collaboration software (Zoom, Teams, etc.)
  • Ability to proactively collaborate, communicate, and share knowledge with peers with diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong work ethic


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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