Synthetic Organic Chemist

Synthetic Chemistry
Job 2000
Katy Humphries

Synthetic Organic Chemist



Permanent role

We are working with an exciting bioscience company who are the leading supplier of life science reagents. As part of a global company, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on new and different projects within the organisation, collaborating with other sites and universities from all over the world.

We are seeking a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join a growing chemistry team in Bristol. We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic person to join a highly skilled and experienced team of chemists working on product development of biological reagents for a global brand.

What you’ll do:

This is a synthetic organic, lab-based role where the majority of your time will be producing target molecules for clients in the industry within an agreed timescale and budget. Other responsibilities include:

  • Generating, collating, and analysing data on synthesis steps and final products.
  • Producing high quality project reports for customers, both internal and external, and record work in a clear and concise manner.
  • Communicating effectively with key stakeholders on workload, prioritisation, and progress.
  • Ensure safe laboratory practices, keeping the space tidy and compliant with relevant regulations.

Your background:

You will have a strong background in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with a PhD or equivalent in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or closely related discipline. Industrial experience within a CRO or similar organisation is preferred for this role, but not essential.

A good knowledge of safely standards within a lab and a high level of personal and independent productivity is required for this role.

You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and work well within a team.


The company offers a multitude of benefits including a relocation package (if applicable) and flexible working hours. They have a competitive pension scheme as well as a share scheme and post-probation they also offer medical and dental.

On this occasion, LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.

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