Research Chemist Resume Samples

Research Chemists are involved in studying chemical compounds and employ the same in conducting research activities. The day-to-day task mentioned on successful Research Chemist Resume include – setting up laboratory equipment and conducting tests and experiments, recording and analyzing data, presenting the results to senior staff, researching and writing reports and reviews; preparing funding applications, supervising junior staff, and working as a part of the team in research activities.

Research Chemists should use their knowledge of chemical reaction to create or improve processes and products; possess strong scientific and numerical skills, have a logical and independent mindset and show relevant IT skills. They are also expected to stay updated with relevant scientific and technical developments. To become a Research Chemist a college degree in a relevant subject is compulsory, however, for permanent positions, a higher qualification like a Master’s degree is expected on the resume.

Research Chemist Resume example

Research Chemist Resume

Headline : Seeking full-time research position that is intellectually stimulating and will challenge scientific experience and capabilities have developed through two summers of research internships.

Skills : Energetic Materials Synthesis, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Synthesis and testing of catalysts for use in petroleum, biofuel and natural gas processes. Develop and maintain a digital inventory for chemicals in the lab.
    2. Analysis of adsorbents for use in petrochemical separation methods using column chromatography, GC, and HPLC.
    3. Responsible for analyzing GC data and trends, using standards to compare.
    4. Conduct and schedule lab inspections looking for expired chemicals or equipment, proper labeling, and overall safety -On occasion.
    5. Responsible for leading presentations during monthly safety meetings -Read and stay current on research papers.
    6. Maintain an online electronic notebook, so that data can be accessed from any on-site computer.
    7. Create, edit, and revise Standard Operating Procedures, incorporating or exceeding standards for safety, for various laboratory experiments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Chemistry


Research Chemist/Representative Resume

Summary : Demonstrated ability and extensive hands-on experience in designing and executing multi-step synthesis, optimizing chemical processes and scale-up of synthetic methods optimizing chemical processes.

Skills : Multi Step Organic Synthesis, Instrumental Analysis, Extraction.

Description :

    1. Synthesized a series of moisture-sensitive boron complexes to be used as synthetic plant growth regulators.
    2. Developed zeolite-based catalytic methods to synthesize important bio-ingredient for lubricant and cosmetic industries.
    3. Screened new additives and rationalized their activity to advance the technology of zeolite-based isostearic acid production.
    4. Derivatized a low-value cellulose-rich fraction isolated from corn fiber to produce an aqueous soluble ingredient for food and nonfood industries.
    5. Introduced a new method on the formulation of bio-degradable packaging material for food preservation through the encapsulation of bio-active chemicals.
    6. Reactivated an abandoned GC into service by replacing the necessary parts which saved of our research fund.
    7. Developed and modified a number of chemical procedures to save time and money of the research group.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Organic Chemistry


Research Chemist II Resume

Headline : Over 35 years of experience providing comprehensive analytical chemistry support for a wide range of environmental projects with academic, private industry, and government institutions.

Skills : Microsoft office, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Technical support on research projects and lab work including experimental design and performance as well as waste disposal and chemical inventory.
    2. Responsible for all experimental results reporting and data reduction as well as supervision of all non-trained personnel.
    3. Identification, and separation of radioactive components from DOE waste using liquid scintillation and gamma spectroscopy.
    4. Separation of components was achieved using solvent extraction technology Organic Chemistry- Synthesis of organic solvents.
    5. Worked in conjunction with UT-Knoxville on testing solvent impregnated resins for the removal of ionic species.
    6. Synthesis schemes for alcohol, pyridines, calixarenes, phenols, and crown ethers were employed including purification and characterization.
    7. Solvent schemes required knowledge of ligand field theory, metal-metal bonding, metal-ligand bonding, and atomic size relations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Biochemistry

Research Chemist III Resume

Summary : A versatile bench scientist with 25 years of experience in research, development and production of organic molecules that range from therapeutic drug candidates to high performance polymers.

Skills : Project Management and Research&development.

Description :

    1. Prepared targeted chemotherapeutic agents using bifunctional and/or bioconjugate chemistry concepts.
    2. Extensive experience in synthetic organic methods development for the preparation of chiral poly fictionalized macrocyclic ligand systems.
    3. Expertise with linear and cyclic peptide synthesis. Evaluated new synthetic routes to glyphosate via triaryl phosphites.
    4. Research and process development of petrochemical synthesis Continuous flow reactor synthesis of petrochemicals.
    5. Performing analytical chemistry assays based on new and existing methodologies, operating analytical instrumentation.
    6. Establishing, and validating analytical testing methodology used to control raw materials, production intermediates, and final products.
    7. Planned and executed complex experiments to answer critical questions as principal investigator on research teams.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A

Research Chemist/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Dedicated and customer-focused PhD-level Polymer Scientist with over 10 years of experience in successful new product and process development and optimization of plastics and rubber materials.

Skills : Polymer Chemist, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Managed new compound and product development, polymer processing activities, and polymer compound characterization of biodegradable polymers.
    2. Developed over biodegradable polymer blends and composites. Reduced costs by incorporating starch into blends.
    3. Composed standard operating procedures for multi-angle laser light scattering, differential scanning calorimetry, x-ray diffraction.
    4. Project management included managing and mentoring two full-time technicians and two student technicians.
    5. Spearheaded collaborative biodegradation studies of polymer blends and composites at the USDA in Beltsville MD.
    6. Actively involved in biodegradation studies of polymer blends and starch-filled bioplastics in soil and compost.
    7. Initiated and facilitated collaborative injection molding studies of these polymer blends and composites at the National Industries.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Engineering

Research Chemist/Analyst Resume

Summary : Accomplished, highly-motivated, dynamic, energetic Research Chemist with more than ten years of Research and Development experience known for his integrity and ability to apply innovative theories.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Chem CAD, Mat lab.

Description :

    1. Developed and utilized characterization techniques to analytically support drug formulation development for Merck's new and developmental products.
    2. Analytical support consisted of method development and validation, process and product characterization, degradation and excipient characterization.
    3. Assisted in Project Management and setting up stability protocols for clinical studies, Market Container Stability Studies.
    4. Developed and written SOPs for best Laboratory practices to ensure adherence to cGMP and GLP regulations.
    5. Extensively used Waters Empower version 2, Agilent Chemstation, LIMS, and Atlas.
    6. Supervised contract employees and trained new recruits on testing, instruments, and software to ensure compliance with cGMP and safety regulations.
    7. Managed testing of in-process samples, finished product and stability samples.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Divinity

Sr. Research Chemist Resume

Summary : An experienced energetic materials chemist with experience in both military and improvised explosives.

Skills : Energetic Materials Synthesis, Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Conduct small-scale sensitivity testing of explosives, followed by characterization using analytical techniques.
    2. Perform synthesis and characterization of various nanomaterials, including aluminum metal and metal oxides for purposes of C-WMD.
    3. Assist in instruction for courses in the Explosive Engineering program at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
    4. Develop and deliver operator-level improvised explosives course to include classroom instruction, hands-on synthesis and field-testing.
    5. Assist as an explosives subject matter expert to the WIPP Site Incident Independent Review (WSIIR).
    6. Prepare bids and proposals for prospective customers using earned value management principles.
    7. Manage laboratory operations to include basic lab duties and hazardous waste management.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
PhD

Research Chemist/Director Resume

Summary : Results-oriented, hands-on chemist with exceptional research and analytical skills in the rubber industry. Veritable track record for the successful completion of projects through coordination.

Skills : Mass Spectroscopy, Solid Phase Extraction, Animal Handling.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and interpreted TGA, GPC, and Mooney viscosity data for molecular weight, molecular weight distribution, and decomposition.
    2. Utilized spectroscopic techniques in identifying functional groups and their influence on rubber products.
    3. Developed and maintained an FTIR library for tracking in-house batches.
    4. Conducted dynamic viscoelastic property research on products under development to improve mechanical properties.
    5. Performed physical testing and SPC in the lab to ensure tight tolerance on all shipped products.
    6. Represented the company at high-level meetings in Europe (Aberdeen, Scotland) and North America (Alberta, Canada).
    7. Participated in trade shows at RAPRA, ACS, Global Petroleum, Energy Rubber Group, etc. Prepared reports and contributed to technical papers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Research Chemist I Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will utilize skills and offer the chance of advancement as well as allow the opportunity to gain additional skills and experience.

Skills : Multi step Organic Synthesis, Instrumental Analysis.

Description :

    1. Reduced manufacturing costs of petrochemical product lines by optimization of synthetic procedures.
    2. Helped developed novel products in existing product lines including Corrosion Inhibitors, Asphaltenes, Paraffins, and Emulsion Breakers.
    3. Conducted routine and complex syntheses of small molecules and polymeric surfactants to improve existing products.
    4. Assisted in solving field operations and customer problems through screening of existing products and field performance evaluations.
    5. Conducted analytical and performance testing of products. Provided technical support for product evaluation and selection.
    6. Conducted literature searches for the advancement of products and technology.
    7. Attended internal and external technical conferences and workshops for professional growth.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Sr. Research Chemist Resume

Summary : Extensive research and industrial project engineering experience derived from over 6 years of research, product development and manufacturing, both in academia and industry.

Skills : Synthetic Inorganic, Mechanistic Organometallic.

Description :

    1. Synthesized a novel urethane and created a formulation with it responsible for netting Esstech of total sales.
    2. Created new, custom monomers and pre-polymers with specific physical properties for customers in the dental, industrial, and cosmetic industries.
    3. Formulated UV curable coatings for use in the textile, dental, cosmetic and industrial markets.
    4. Designed and developed new adhesive monomers for difficult to adhere to substrates.
    5. Led the transfer of products from laboratory to production including pilot batching in a 10-gallon reactor.
    6. Managed and directed the work of co-op students and summer interns. Assisted QC in developing new test methods and troubleshooting existing ones.
    7. Presented data on new raw materials to the American Association of Dental Researchers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Societies

Research Chemist Resume

Summary : Seeking an opportunity to utilize technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to make a positive impact in a fast paced technically advanced stable work environment.

Skills : Chemical synthesis, catalysis, organic chemistry.

Description :

    1. Developed and scaled-up a new process to produce lower cost high transparent pigments for industrial applications.
    2. Completed the study and isolation of various crystal phase formations of a new violet quinacridone pigment.
    3. Developed new organic pigments based on novel chemical structures to expand current color space.
    4. Developed oxidation process that does not require a catalyst for the synthesis of sulfones from sulfur substituted pigments.
    5. Developed synthesis processes in the pilot plant and scaled up to industrial plant production equipment.
    6. Evaluated, purchased, and installed new lab equipment and developed procedures for operation.
    7. Currently on several provisional patents and internal invention records for novel chemistry and new organic pigments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Science