Principal Research Chemist

Synthetic Chemistry
£38,000+ DoE
Hannah Crawley
Principal Research Chemist
Permanent Role
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:
Carry out common chemical techniques independently and make choices 
Manage projects, plan and organize the work of others.
Be a mentor to junior staff
Keep a laboratory notebook and provide accurate feedback and coaching to junior members of staff to ensure high levels of compliance with recording data. 
Have routine contact with customers via email and teleconferencing, in some cases preparing and presenting presentations to customers where necessary.
May be required to represent the company externally at conferences and external events. 
Who You’ll Be:
Educated to PhD level or equivalent with substantial industrial experience. 
Have experience managing chemistry projects.
Have an intimate understanding of chemistry and synthetic strategy.
Proficient in the use of advanced analytical and synthetic techniques and have the ability to research available techniques for specific project requirements. 
Be a model of good health and safety practices as well as being a champion for general good practice throughout the department. 
Be able to identify poor practice and provide coaching, where appropriate, to ensure the correct action is taken.
On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an Employment Agency.

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