Analytical Chemist

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Rockville, MARYLAND
Deadline: 20 Feb 2023

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis (DCTD)

Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP)

Pharmaceutical Resources Branch (PRB)


The Pharmaceutical Resources Branch (PRB) is seeking candidates with a degree in the field of chemistry and a strong interest in analytical/organic chemistry. The candidates will collaborate with investigators in the DTP by serving as Project Officers for research contracts involved with the analysis and the shelf life of chemicals and pharmaceutical dosage forms, providing expertise on: developing and implementing analytical tests on chemicals and pharmaceutical dosage forms; preparing specifications for routine quality control of bulk drugs; providing advice in the field of analytical chemistry for the study of drugs; and interacting with others in the pharmaceutical industry.  

This is an exploratory ad to gauge interest and a possible candidate pool. The vacancy announcement to fill these positions will be posted on: at a later date.


Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Compensation for these positions is commensurate with the individual’s qualifications and expertise, as permitted with Federal Government appointments.. Experience with hands-on laboratory synthetic chemistry enablement is required.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and full contact information for three references to Christophe Marchand, Ph.D., Deputy Associate Director, DTP, DCTD, at:

The NIH and NCI are dedicated to building a diverse community in their training and employment programs and encourage the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

HHS, NIH and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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