Chemist wanted for a non-laboratory position to work in the Washington, D.C., office of an international law firm. This individual will work closely with our attorneys and other staff scientists to assess the regulatory status and health and safety considerations related to various products intended for use in food, drugs, medical devices, and related applications. Responsibilities include assisting in the advisement of steps that can be taken to attain appropriate regulatory status, including assisting in the preparation of submissions and dossiers to regulatory agencies in the United States (such as FDA, EPA, and OSHA) and their sister agencies throughout the world. This is not an intellectual property position.
The ideal candidate will be able to interpret complex analytical data and should have a strong proficiency in mathematics. Expertise in any area of non-theoretical chemistry will be considered, though 5+ years of experience in polymer, organic, or analytical chemistry is a positive. A background in the food, chemical, or packaging industry, and experience with FDA regulations, is a plus. Must be able to multi-task, work effectively with others, and write clearly. Graduate Degree in Chemistry is required; Ph.D. preferred but not required.
We offer an excellent benefit package, bonus plan, and salary commensurate with experience.
Send resume and cover letter to Jennifer Ireland, Human Resources and Recruitment Manager, Keller and Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, NW, Suite 500 West, Washington, D.C. 20001 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. E.O.E.
About Keller and Heckman LLP
Keller and Heckman, founded in 1962, has a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, litigation, and business transactions, serving both domestic and international clients. Our firm is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving. Since 1971, we have had an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the firm's attorneys on matters of technical complexity. Many of our attorneys also have government experience and expertise in multiple areas of the law.
Keller and Heckman represents a wide spectrum of companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, plastics, pesticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, drugs and medical devices, transportation, and telecommunications. The firm's practice covers the diverse regulatory areas that affect these industries, as well as business counseling and litigation issues. Our attorneys and scientists emphasize creative service to clients involved in the development of new products, services, and markets.
Our attorneys and staff serve clients from offices in Washington, DC, Brussels, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Paris. We are also a member of Mackrell ...International, a network of over 75 independent law firms in more than 140 offices in more than 50 countries. By our membership in Mackrell International, we are able to assist our clients in satisfying their legal requirements across the globe.