Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf") is a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands, including Curaleaf and Select provide industry-leading service, product selection, and accessibility across the medical and adult-use markets. In the United States, Curaleaf currently operates in 23 states with 108 dispensaries, 22 cultivation sites, and over 30 processing sites, and employs over 5,000 team members. Curaleaf International is the leading vertically integrated cannabis company in Europe with a unique supply and distribution network throughout the European market, bringing together pioneering science and research with cutting-edge cultivation, extraction, and production.  Home | Curaleaf | Cannabis with Confidence

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Analytical Chemist

We are seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our team in Taneytown, MD This role requires 2 to 3 years of analytical laboratory experience and a BSc in Chemistry or a related science. Experience with GC, GC/MS, and HPLC is a must. Experience in GC/MS/MS and/or LC/MS/MS a plus. This team member will need to be familiar with, or have the ability to quickly learn, a wide range of analytical and sample prep techniques to ensure we are delivering quality products. 


  • Provide analytical support to analytical research team utilizing a variety of analytical equipment including GC, GC/MS, GCQQQ, LC, LC/MS, LCQQQ, ICPMS, and NMP, among other equipment types
  • Work independently with project assignments, or collaboratively on group projects/programs.
  • Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests on raw materials, in-process goods, and finished products.
  • Perform QC sample testing of materials and products
  • Utilize pipette and syringe based techniques for liquid measurement
  • Calibrate and utilize analytical scales or balances for sample weight or mass determinations
  • Login and retain samples for future evaluations
  • Follow sample chain-of-custody protocols
  • Prepare reagents and standard solutions
  • Compile an inventory and maintain stock of laboratory supplies and chemicals
  • Maintain logbook records of testing analyses as well as other records as required
  • Diagnose analytical system problems and provide solutions as needed
  • Perform routine and non-routine maintenance and repair of instruments and equipment as needed
  • Perform system qualification and calibration of required equipment as needed
  • Assist in training new laboratory personnel
  • Clean glassware, refill/replace items/solutions as needed
  • Perform basic waste disposal per state regulations
  • Maintain Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals and products
  • Conduct stability tests and studies following approved stability protocols
  • Assist in approving and releasing materials from inventory for use in product manufacture and/or clear products for sale
  • Assist in the investigation of product complaints, including the recording of all testing information
  • Procure R&D requested samples as required
  • Compose, review, and edit standard operating procedures
  • Learn new procedures and complete training in the operation and use of new equipment as required
  • Support laboratory manufacturing as needed
  • Perform other duties as required

Job Qualification Requirements

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations
  • QA/QC Experience
  • Adept with GC and LC operation, including MS applications and hardware
  • Must have 2 to 3 years’ experience with non-academic analytical chemistry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic arithmetic and computer skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Use of personal protective equipment including lab coats, safety goggles, and safety glasses
  • Analytical focus with the ability to collect and interpret chemical data
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands
  • Ability to comply with established safety standards for the proper use, safe handling, and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes
  • Experience with a variety of analytical software platforms with Agilent Chemstation, Agilent MassHunter, Lab Solutions, & Agilent OpenLab CDS experience a plus
  • Regular attendance is required
  • Must be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment while maintaining strong attention to details
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis requirements 


  • BSc in Chemistry or similar

Curaleaf is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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