Chemist Jobs in Los Altos, CA

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Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
: Associates Degree Position Description: The Opportunity Clean Harbors is looking for an Environmental Field Chemist, known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, to join their safety conscious team in...
8 hours ago
Union City, CA (17 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Responsible for identifying the mass and purity of peptides using Matrix Assisted Laser Desoprtion- Time of Flight and High Performance Liquid Chromatography....
8 days ago
Bristol Myers Squibb - Redwood City, CA (8 miles from Los Altos, CA)
We are seeking exceptionally talented and highly motivated synthetic/medicinal chemists who are passionate about joining our fast-paced medicinal chemistry group in the pursuit of discovering innovative...
12 days ago
Eurofins Scientific - Foster City, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Principal Analytical Chemist Eurofins Foster City, CA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
17 days ago
Exponent - Menlo Park, CA (6 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Exponent's Practice is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our consulting staff in our Menlo Park, CA office....
28 days ago
NetSource, Inc. - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
development projects requiring coordination with other functions, suppliers Solves a broad range of problems varying in scope and complexity" Required Qualifications: - BS/BA or MS/MA or PhD in Chemistry or Biochemistry...
5 hours ago
LAM Research - Fremont, CA (16 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Get involve in new analytical capabilities and methods development....
24 days ago
Volt - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
This role provides the opportunity to work collaboratively with Senior chemists in the Genomics team and manufacturing groups....
2 days ago
Revolution Medicines, Inc. - Redwood City, CA (8 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Provide innovative ideas and models to challenge and shape project thinking; serve as a lead computational chemist on drug discovery projects....
4 days ago
Revolution Medicines, Inc. - Redwood City, CA (8 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Being a partner in the scientific activities of other outstanding medical chemists in the department and help create an environment where we channel scientific curiosity to build and deliver a sustainable...
4 days ago
County of Santa Clara - Santa Clara, CA (10 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices, equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;...
4 days ago
County of Santa Clara - San Jose, CA (14 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices, equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;...
5 days ago
County of Santa Clara - San Jose, CA (13 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Knowledge of: Clinical laboratory principles, procedures, practices, equipment and/or instrumentation related to microbiology, hematology, immunology, biochemistry, toxicology, and immunohematology;...
6 days ago
SRI International - Menlo Park, CA (6 miles from Los Altos, CA)
Responsibilities include: Work with a team of chemists and engineers to develop SRI's cutting edge automated chemistry systems in design and development of synthetic processes and translation to large-scale...
18 days ago
Grimaldi Recruitment Services - Newark, CA (11 miles from Los Altos, CA)
GENERAL DESCRIPTION This laboratory-based position will lead multiple projects to support the development of therapeutics products including new product exploration and method development....
1 day ago

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Salary for Chemist Jobs in Los Altos, CA

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$85,950

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Highest Education Level

Chemists in Los Altos, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (46.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (25.7%)
  • Master's Degree (24.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (1.5%)
  • High School or GED (1.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (0.8%)
  • Some College (0.2%)
  • Some High School (0.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Chemists in Los Altos, CA
  • None (32.8%)
  • Less than 1 year (18.1%)
  • 1-2 years (16.9%)
  • 4-6 years (11.4%)
  • 6-8 years (7.8%)
  • 2-4 years (7.0%)
  • 10+ years (6.0%)

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