Signature Science, LLC
  • - VA-Charlottesville
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Full Time

16-0815-01_CHO Chemist - Prospective
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Vacancy: Single
B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related physical science and 2-4 years of additional relevant work experience, or a M.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other physical science with 1-2 years of additional relevant work experience with an emphasis on research and development is required. Ph.D. with 0-1 years of additional work experience will be considered.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Hands-on laboratory experience in the natural or physical sciences.
  • Ability to think creatively and demonstrate curiosity in conducting R&D projects.
  • Familiarity with MS Office.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with chromatography, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy, biochemical assays, or other chemical analysis methods.
  • Previous research and development experience related to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and/or explosive (CBRNE) threats.

Primary Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will be based in our Charlottesville, VA facility and support numerous research and development projects related to defense and national security. The candidate must be motivated to contribute in a team environment, collaborate across multiple scientific and technical disciplines, and be excited to develop new skills. The candidate must have the flexibility to balance multiple on-going tasks while operating efficiently with minimal supervision. The candidate must be detail oriented and be able to appropriately document their work.
Job functions may include:

  • Conducting sample analysis using various analytical chemistry techniques including gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and/or liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC-MS).
  • Developing methods for the detection of a wide variety of analytes.
  • Developing and executing test plans, and data analysis.

Domestic travel may be required.
Clearance Status:
This position requires that the candidate be willing and able to complete a successful background screening for a security clearance. Candidates with an active security clearance will receive preference.
Citizenship Status:
U.S. Citizen


An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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