Synthetic Chemist – Silica Modifications / Nanoparticles

Central Pennsylvania

Responsible for the research and development of novel stationary phases used in liquid chromatography columns. Seeking a candidate who enjoys learning and problem solving both collaboratively and independently.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and optimize new and existing chromatography stationary phases through silica surface modification and nanoparticle assembly
  • Actively monitor new developments in the field of separations, e.g. nanoparticles
  • Develop and recommend new processes and synthetic strategies
  • Support manufacturing personnel in the transfer, optimization, scale-up, and troubleshooting of new production methods

Candidate Qualifications

  • Minimum MSc in Organic Chemistry, Material Science, or a related field
  • Relevant industry experience and exposure to liquid chromatography is a plus!
  • Take initiative; present research effectively
  • Collaborative mindset


  • $80-100K annual salary
  • Full benefits
  • Employee-owned company


Click the Apply link on this posting to submit your application to VRS Recruitment. Please include an updated resume and cover letter.

Reference#: VRS2144

Keywords: Nanoparticle, nanoparticles, silicone chemistry, porous silica, surface modification, silica manufacturing, materials scientist, polymer chemist, synthesis, synthetic organic chemist, thin film processing, liquid chromatography, LC, columns, chromatography, UHPLC, UPLC, nano particle development, surface science, problem solving, communication, time management, R&D, manufacturing, scale-up, multi-step synthesis, separations, stationary phases