CTG Protein Analytical Chemist in West Sacramento, California

Title: Protein Analytical Chemist

Location: US-CA-West Sacramento

Job Number: 18208320

Protein Analytical Chemist

CTG's premier global client located in West Sacramento, CA (95606) has an immediate need for a Protein Analytical Chemist to join their Chemistry Department within their Crop Science Division. The Analytical chemistry develops methods for determining chemical composition (qualification) and the amount present in a sample (quantification) using capillary electrophoresis, HPLC/UPLC and mass spectrometry to support the Crop Science Biologics Division.

Position Overview:

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with a strong interest in research in the agricultural and/or Analytical chemistry field. This individual will assist chemists in sample preparation of biological samples for proteomic analysis by UPLC-MS. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, quickly adapt to changing situations and possess a willingness to learn.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Biologics in sample preparation

  • Respond to collaborators inquiries and troubleshooting requests

  • Prepare samples for analytical analysis from biological matrices

  • Optimize and develop new sample preparation methods

  • Lead efforts to develop new assays and improve existing methods

  • Writing of reports and test methods

Educational Requirements:

  • MS with minimum experience or BS with 2 years of experience, in biochemistry/analytical chemistry/biology or related field

Skill & Competency Requirements:

  • Previous experience using proteolytic enzymes for protein analysis by mass spectrometry is desired

  • General knowledge on purification methodologies such as chromatography, precipitation, liquid-liquid extraction, or solid phase extraction for enrichment of actives in biologic samples

  • Experience with robotic sample preparation valued but not required

  • Detail-oriented and organized

  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Flexible, able to respond quickly to shifting priorities and able to multitask


Pay Rate: $24.00 - $26.00 per hour, W-2

Shift: 8:00 am

Duration: 5 months, extendable

APPLY NOW for resume review by Mary Jane “MJ” Slaughter at mjslaughter@ctg.com. Please reference CTG Job #18208320. Referrals are greatly appreciated!!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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