Senior Research Chemist Resume Samples

A Senior Research Chemist examines chemical compounds and observes how they interact. Working for a different type of companies, the chemists conduct the following tasks as mentioned on the Senior Research Chemist Resume – creating and improving processes and products, examining the compounds to determine its interaction with other chemicals; developing new medicines and disease treatments; improving current scientific developments, enhancing or reevaluating current scientific theories; and using latest lab equipment to conduct analyses.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – knowledgeable in various computer programs such as HSC chemistry, Chemcad, and Lab Collector LIMS; quick decision-making skills, the ability to multitask, analytical skills, and staying aware of latest developments relating to the matter of research. Most of the research chemists have a master’s degree or doctoral qualification.

 

Senior Research Chemist Resume example

Senior Research Chemist Resume

Headline : Obtain a Senior Research Chemist position where pharmaceutical/chemical manufacturing experience, quality control/R&D experience, and analytical skills could be utilized.

Skills : Research And Development, Organic Synthesis, Laboratory Techniques.

Description :

    1. Conducted research, analysis and experimentation in the areas of nuclear medicine and x-ray contrast media.
    2. Devised new equipment and developed formulas, processes and methods for solution of technical problems.
    3. Designed experiments and produced results confirming the in-house need for an Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrophotometer (ICP-AES) and a voltammetry instrument.
    4. Analyzed organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties.
    5. Familiar with authoring and adhering to cGMPs that involved laboratory functions.
    6. Utilized techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy and spectrophotometry.
    7. Trained and supervised six research chemists in ICP-AES and voltammetry which produced significant improvements in precision, accuracy and productivity.
    8. Developed and validated many high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) analytical methods utilizing ultra-violet and refractive index detection.
    9. Developed and validated multiple ICP-AES analytical methods.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Jr. Senior Research Chemist Resume

Objective : An award-winning Process/Product Engineer and Research Chemist who delivers cost savings and new/improved products using solutions based in the science of Polymer Morphology and Rheology. Manages large projects collaboratively within matrixed work environments. Thrives in complex work environments requiring strong problem solving, communications, and systems skills.

Skills : Product Development, Six Sigma, R&D, Supervision, Team Leading, Polymer R&D.

Description :

    1. Examined mechanical, thermal, and rheological properties of blends of PET with other polyesters.
    2. Evaluated additives which resulted in improved thermal properties while retaining desirable levels of crystallinity.
    3. Cut customers' cycle times by 25%.
    4. Studied physical properties of blends of various rubber polymers.
    5. Determined criteria which would yield tires with improved morphology resulting in tires with 50% improved traction.
    6. Introduced X-ray fluorescence to determine concentration of additives in rubber compounds.
    7. Developed variety of test methods to serve rubber compounding groups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Ph.D.


Senior Research Chemist Resume

Summary : A research scientist with broad expertise in organic chemistry, directed synthesis, catalysis, including enzymatic, and with demonstrated ability to add to intellectual property portfolio. Process research and development management, including new route identification, optimization, execution in larger scale lab reactors, technology transfer, support of Kilo Lab and Pilot Plant campaigns.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quality Management , Chemical Analysis , R&D, Problem Solving, Developer Of Eco Friend Safe Ski And Snowboard Wax .

Description :

    1. Developed commercially viable synthesis of star PEG additive.
    2. Analyzed and mitigated hazards.
    3. Used mechanistic understanding and analytical techniques to identify polymeric impurity and eliminate its formation during synthesis.
    4. Senior Research Chemist 1998 - 2005 Chemical Biomass Conversion Led multidisciplinary team to create carbohydrate-derived antimicrobial hydrogels with activity in hand sanitization, surface disinfection and personal care product preservation.
    5. Publication 27; patents 2, 22 and 24.
    6. Obtained funding for external testing that demonstrated end-use efficacy and safety of antimicrobial hydrogel.
    7. Presented group's accomplishments internally and externally.
    8. Wrote reports and publications.
    9. Developed discovery and process chemistry for the synthesis of 7 kg of each of glucarodilactone (99.6% pure) and dimethyl galactarate (99.9% pure).
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship

Senior Research Chemist I Resume

Objective : Synthetic Organic Chemist with over 30 years of progressive experience in process development, research and commercialization of photographic and pharmaceutical products. Effective and highly experienced with small heterocyclic molecules and large complex molecules. Knowledge of photographic intermediates.

Skills : Mass Spectroscopy GC/MS HPLC High Pressure Equipment, Hydrogenation Parallel Synthesis.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the evaluating plant processes, optimizing reactions, formulations for new and existing products and general trouble shooting.
    2. Works with a variety or organic and inorganic reactions.
    3. Helps to trouble shoot existing catalyst recovery process.
    4. Investigates heterogeneous catalyst for replacement to existing work.
    5. Does initial work on new plant processes and polymeric materials.
    6. Reworks synthetic procedure to give a 90% yield from a 20% yield.
    7. Synthesizes Titanium-Silicate catalysts for evaluation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Senior Research Chemist II Resume

Headline : Colloid and Surface Science Basic and Applied Research Dispersions in liquids, solid-liquid interfacial properties, surfactants Lubrication, Inks, Coatings, Nano-particles, Materials LEADING SCIENTIST Adept at problem solving, cutting edge research programs that spur commercial growth, excellent collaborations between companies and universities and new business opportunities from advanced technology.

Skills : Ink Jet Formulations, Manufacturing, Technical management, Research& Development, Graphic Arts Formulations.

Description :

    1. Planned and coordinated projects needed to grow the core and emerging businesses.
    2. Supervised 1- 5 scientists helped interpret data and wrote reports with recommendations for future work needed.
    3. Led colloidal chemist in development of a method to modify the surface chemistry of carbon black for aqueous ink jet applications.
    4. Led the colloidal aspects in developing couplers for carbon black with rubber for improved rolling resistance of tires.
    5. Patent issued and another pending with potential sales of up to $100 million.
    6. Developed understanding of mechanisms for charging and colloidal stabilization in non-polar liquids -- several publications and presentations.
    7. Led the colloidal aspects in developing ER fluids for shock absorbers - limited applications.
    8. Spearheaded efforts leading to a basic understanding of soot dispersion in oil.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D.

Senior Research Chemist III Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Senior Research Chemist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which company prides itself.

Skills : Research And Development, Research And Development, Technical Marketing, Technical Marketing, Customer Support.

Description :

    1. Visited over 30 major customers, exploring emerging needs for research and development.
    2. Collaborated with Asian business team to identify niche market for silicone free products, identifying need after review of stagnant sales of conditioning polymers.
    3. Led platform project across the regions for the development of novel non-silicone complex with synergy generated between nonionic associative and cationic polymers.
    4. Successfully launched products at PCHi (Personal Care and Home Care Ingredient conference) 2015 Asia, attracting high interest from key customers.
    5. Explored cutting-edge research across the regions (U.S.and Spain) inactive delivery to restore damaged protein and lipids using patent-pending encapsulation technology.
    6. Initiated and developed an innovative project to strengthen relaxer damaged hair by 50% increase in tensile strength, thereby addressing needs of diversity populated areas.
    7. Provided analytical support to solve in-process analytical chemistry problems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's

Asst. Senior Research Chemist Resume

Objective : A research and development Senior Research Chemist position in an industrial setting or in a research laboratory that emphasizes a broad background in organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, process, and product development.

Skills : Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Planned and executed complex experiments that answered critical questions with moderate business impact.
    2. Participated as team member on projects.
    3. Developed novel 1- pot decarboxylation/polymerization of p-hydroxycinnamic acid to p-hydroxy styrene, realizing green route to this important electronic material.
    4. Developed process to sulfonate p-hydroxy styrene which opened new applications for material.
    5. Planned and implemented $2M facility to prepare combinatorial libraries for a company.
    6. Designed lab and workflow and evaluated, ordered and implemented robotic equipment.
    7. Trained and supervised staff of 4 junior scientists to prepare 100's of compounds per year.
    8. Networked across the company in preparing libraries for multiple applications, including agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals, catalysts and electronic materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
PhD

Associate Senior Research Chemist Resume

Headline : Nuanced knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry with focus on medicinal chemistry research. Strong analytical skills for pharma and related biotech companies. Extensive skills in organic synthesis and complex problem solving acquired during nine years of laboratory training and five years of industry experience.

Skills : Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Process Development Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry.

Description :

    1. Identified SYK (Spleen Tyrosine Kinase) inhibitor drug candidates for the inhaled treatment of asthma.
    2. Worked to clear hurdles with respect to both physical properties and intellectual property space.
    3. Optimized ERK (Extracellular Regulated Kinase) inhibitor drug candidates for an oral dosing regimen to treat human cancer.
    4. Personally discovered a novel chemical scaffold unclaimed in the patent literature.
    5. Currently optimized the chemical properties of this scaffold for submission to clinical studies.
    6. Managed external work done by contract research organizations (CROs).
    7. Prioritized chemistry research and gave scientific advice in order to improve organizational efficiency.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Doctorate

Senior Research Chemist/Executive Resume

Headline : Synthesize small molecules and functionalized polymers, using mechanistic understanding to maximize yield and purity and to minimize hazards and cost. Strong background in scale-up process development, hazards analysis, purification and analytical method development and validation. Project leadership Discovery and scale-up synthesis Structure-property relationships Analysis by NMR (1H, 13C, 19F, 31P), IR, UV-Vis, TLC, SEC (GPC), GC, GC-MS, HPLC, LC-MS, ICP-MS, XRF, TGA, DSC, titration.

Skills : Problem solving, strategic / critical thinking, interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Led multidisciplinary team to create carbohydrate-crosslinked polyallylamine antimicrobial hydrogels with activity in hand sanitization, surface disinfection and personal care product preservation.
    2. Obtained funding for, designed and oversaw external testing that demonstrated end-use efficacy and safety of antimicrobial hydrogel.
    3. Presented group's accomplishments internally and externally.
    4. Wrote reports and publications.
    5. Synthesized polyallylamine of various targeted molecular weights.
    6. Developed discovery and process chemistry for the synthesis of 7 kg of each of glucuronolactone (99.6% pure) and dimethyl galactarate (99.9% pure).
    7. Used mechanistic understanding and analytical techniques to identify and eliminate the formation of five different by-products created during the synthesis of glucarodilactone.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Senior Research Chemist Resume

Objective : Expertise in design, synthesis, purification and documentation of small molecules and peptides; Development of SAR and proposal of compound design ideas; Parallel synthesis/Combinatorial Chemistry expertise in solution and on solid phase; Expertise in modern analytical techniques and instrumentation for the synthesis, purification and identification; Proficient in Mass Spectrometry and reverse phase chromatography.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Minitab.

Description :

    1. Successfully optimized a scalable approach  an important intermediate for synthetic Tetrahydrocannabinol.
    2. Designed and executed a multistep synthesis (17 steps) for a cytochrome inhibitor.
    3. Synthesized several 3'-deoxyguanosine analogues to test their biological activity.
    4. Optimized the multistep synthetic route for a biologically active azepinoindole derivative.
    5. Developed process optimization for biologically active 2,3-deoxycytidine derivatives.
    6. Synthesized chemical libraries for oxazolopyridine & oxazolopyridyl pyridine.
    7. Developed synthetic route for spiro benzoxazine derivative that has potential bio active applications as a modulator for ion channels.
    8. Worked on several FTE projects for synthesis/process optimization of bioactive molecules for multinational pharmaceutical companies.
    9. Supervised a team of chemists, documented and communicated research results, met timelines for client deliverables.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Ph.D.