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Research Assistant- San Diego, CA

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing natural materials for processing
  • Solid phase extraction (SPE)
  • HPLC based fractionation of natural samples
  • Sample registration and detailed documentation of experiments and results



  • B.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Lab experience in the analysis/purification of small molecules or natural products
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Work effectively in multidisciplinary project teams


We value:

  • Knowledge and experience  in laboratory chemistry
  • A general understanding of HPLC and sample preparation
  • Experience with natural product isolation and purification is a plus


We offer:

  • The ability to be a part of a highly creative and imaginative team in an incredibly competitive and inspiring industry
  • A fast-paced environment surrounded by some of the biggest talents and brands in the beauty and fragrance industries
  • Learn how to understand consumers and how to meet their needs effectively


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

At Firmenich, we create an environment in which employees are valued, motivated and encouraged to reach their full potential. We foster entrepreneurial spirit and imaginative teamwork with freedom to act within our strategic plans. We recruit and develop the best talents, rewarding them accordingly. We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and an outstanding benefits program that features:
* Generous Paid Time Off!
* Quarterly Bonus Potential!
* Retirement Plans!
* 401(k) with Company Match!
* Low Cost Medical, Dental & Rx & Vision Coverage!
* Tuition Assistance for Employees and Children!
* Flexible Spending Accounts!
* Tobacco-Free Campus!
* And Many More Employee-Friendly Programs!