Senior Scientist Position (Synthetic Organic Chemistry)

Clear Scientific, LLC. is a Chemical and Biological Defense (CBD) company headquartered in Cambridge, MA, USA. Our vision is to be the premier provider of solutions in CBD for the Warfighter and homeland security. Clear Scientific is currently seeking exceptional synthetic chemists to support our growing product line. We are looking for individuals who are dedicated, passionate, and creative to join our team.

A Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with 5 to 10+ years industry experience is required (candidates with an exceptional track record but less industrial experience will be considered).

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Leads the development and commercialization of next-generation products and technologies, and delivers against aggressive timelines
  • Dedicates at least 10% of time investigating new technologies to address the needs of new markets
  • Grows the company by leading proposal writing (from ideation to submission)
  • Communicates directly with customers
  • Works side-by-side in the lab with junior staff
  • Represents company in various U.S. and international forums


  • Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry is required
  • 5 to 10+ years industry experience required (may be waived for exceptional candidates)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to continuously learn/devise new techniques
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an inquisitive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident