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Kelly Science & Clinical is seeking a Chemist/Lab Technician/Research Technician to join their team in Pasadena, CA for a ventured backed startup technology company. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to ***** as well as apply online.
Title: Chemist/Lab Tech/Research Technician
Location: Pasadena, CA
Contract to Hire: Contract Duration = 5 Months (full-time/non-exempt/W-2)
Pay Rate: $25-30+ (commensurate with experience)
Schedule/Shift: Monday – Friday/1 st , 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PT)
Estimated Start Date: 7/22/2022
COMPANY is a ventured backed startup technology company. The technology was invented by the company’s co-founder while working at JPL/Caltech. Our technologies have wide array of application including: consumer wearable, next generation smart phone display technology, and other nanotechnology processes. Our company is seeking a highly motivated and driven recent graduate to join our fast-paced working environment. The selected candidate will partner with scientists and engineers in different projects that involve:
surface modification of materials, synthesis of nanoparticles, and fabrication and testing of prototypes under different conditions.
Background in chemistry, materials science, physics or engineering (Min. 1-2 years’ experience preferred).
Experience handling chemicals safely and understanding MSDS, as well as a basic understanding of chemical segregation.
Experience handling labware and other fragile materials.
Understanding of laboratory safety protocols.
Basic mechanical aptitude.
Good verbal and written communications skills with ability to work in a team environment.
Maintenance of a clean and organized lab space.
Willingness to learn and to participate in different projects depending on the needs.
Able to prepare reports summarizing experimental conclusions and activities.
Other Desired Attributes Include:
Experience working on a clean room environment.
Experience working with cleanroom equipment (sputter, evaporator, etchers, spin coaters, ovens).
Experience with photolithography (basics).
Understanding surface chemistry.
Operation of AFM and SEM techniques.
Valid driver license, and cleaning driving record.
As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:
Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies.
Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career.
Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center, including accredited courses to obtain IT certifications, as well as PDU-approved courses.
Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire.*
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You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.
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