Life Sciences Chemist

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Location: US

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 Life Sciences Chemist. 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 multiple 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.


Specific Responsibilities:

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Immunochemistry, Pharmaceutical Science, or related science or a master's degree in the same scientific disciplines with several years of professional experience. Direct experience with bioactivity data and biologics is a plus. 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.



  • 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
  • Ability to read and write in Japanese, Korean, Russian, German, or a Romance language is 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.

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