Associate Research Chemist

Synthetic Chemistry
Up to £28500
Hannah Crawley
Associate Research Scientist
Permanent Role
Up to £28000 DOE
Based in Loughborough
We are currently working with a contract research organization based in Loughborough who are experts in synthetic chemistry. They work with a wide range of clients across a variety of sectors from agrochemicals to biotechnology to pharmaceuticals. They are currently recruiting for Research scientists to join their expanding team. 
What You’ll Do:
Synthesize compounds according to the strategy devised by the project managers.
Follow appropriate experimental methods and purification techniques.
Investigate unexpected results and develop workable solutions
Collect data to support the analysis of routine experimental procedures, demonstrating ability to correctly interpret routine results. 
Follow health and safety procedures as per the companies policies.
Keep laboratory notebooks as per the companies data policies.
Who You’ll Be:
BSc or equivalent in Chemistry or related discipline.
Experience in performing a variety of organic synthesis routes at laboratory scale. 
Experience of running analytical samples and interpreting results including NMR and Mass Spectrometry.
Experience searching chemical literature
Experience in preparing and implementing COSHH assessments is desirable but not essential.
Experience of using chemical structure and reaction search tools desirable but not essential. 
Be able to work accurately under supervision.
Have excellent problem solving skills.
Have excellent communication skills including written and verbal communication.
On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an Employment Agency.

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