Synthetic Organic Chemist

Kelly Services is seeking a Synthetic Organic Chemist for our client, a global Agrichemical company, in Indianapolis, IN. 

This position is a 12 month + contract opportunity and can be extended indefinitely based on performance and business needs. Our client will pay up to $38/hr based on degree level and experience. 

This role is based in Indianapolis, IN. Qualified candidates not commutable must be willing to relocate on their own expenses for the role.


This contract position will be responsible for synthesis of field samples to support Discovery Chemistry.  This work will be supervised by the Technical Leader for sample preparation in Specialty Synthesis. Previous experience in process chemistry or medicinal chemistry would be advantageous. This position will require a high level of technical ability, knowledge of modern synthetic techniques and experience with chromatographic and spectroscopic methods. Scale up experience with 50-100 gram and/or 2 L scale would also be advantageous. 



  • BS in Chemistry (or related field) and 3+ years synthesis industry experience or MS/PhD 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 submit resume to continue the application process.    

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