Kelly Services Synthetic Chemist in San Francisco, California

Kelly Services is seeking a Synthetic Organic Chemist for our client, a global Agrichemical company, in Indianapolis, IN. This position is a long term contract opportunity (12+) and can be extended indefinitely based on performance and business needs.

This role is based in Indianapolis, IN. Qualified candidates not commutable must be willing to relocate to Indianapolis.


The Synthetic Organic Chemist and must have experience in the synthesis of small organic molecules. Preference is for experience with heterocyclic chemistry and biological relevance SAR. Ability to independently synthesize, analyze and purify compounds is required. Experience in the use of liquid chromatography systems such as Isco, NMR, IR and LC-MS are a strong plus.

Training will be provided for safety and in house computer systems such as those used to order chemicals, submit materials and search the literature. Candidate must be a team player with good communication skills and have good personal leadership and initiative.

This position will require a high level of technical ability, knowledge of modern synthetic techniques and experience with chromatographic and spectroscopic methods.


  • BS in Chemistry (or related field) and 3+ years synthesis industry experience or MS in Chemistry (or related field)

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. DO NOT call your local Kelly office about this role. To be considered for this position, please follow the “submit resume” to continue the application process.

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