Synthetic Organic Chemist

VRS Recruitment
07 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Exciting opportunity for a Synthetic Chemist to join an international contract research laboratory!

Do you have at least 3 years' hands-on experience of synthetic organic chemistry from industry or academia? Are you confident in a range of purification techniques including Prep HPLC, flash chromatography and crystallisation? Are you seeking an industrial role with excellent career prospects? Then this could be the role for you!

As a member of the synthetic organic chemistry team, your duties will involve small scale synthesis, purification and isolation of a wide range of radiolabelled compounds for a variety of pharmaceutical applications. You will primarily be designing and following synthetic routes for Carbon-14 radiolabelled compounds, including novel chiral compounds.

To be considered for this position you will possess:

- Minimum 3 years' hands-on experience of synthetic organic chemistry (e.g. from synthetic organic chemistry PhD)

- Experience of purification techniques such as Prep HPLC, flash chromatography and crystallisation

- The ability to work effectively as a team and with minimal supervision

- Excellent communication skills

Experience of Carbon-14 synthesis would be highly desirable but is not essential as full training will be provided.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive group within a leading international laboratory. The company offers an exemplary working environment and realistic opportunities for career progression.

Apply to VRS today to be considered for this fantastic new role!

Key words: Synthetic chemistry, organic chemistry, synthesis, chemist, HPLC, high performance liquid chromatography, flash chromatography, mass spec, mass spectrometry, column chromatography, contract research organisation, pharma, pharmaceutical, industry, radiolabelled, radioisotopes, radiochemistry, 14C, carbon-14, Cardiff, Bristol, Bath, VRS6425SE