Synthetic Organic Chemist

Synthetic Chemistry
£25,000 - £30,000
Job 2019
Katy Humphries

Synthetic Organic Chemist

Camelford, North Cornwall


£25,000 - £30,000

We are currently working with a leading Contract Research Organisation who synthesise high-grade chemical products for a range of industries, including Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Biotechnology. They are looking for a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join their experienced team at their site in Camelford. 

What you’ll do:

As a Synthetic Organic Chemist you will be working on multiple custom synthesis projects within the business. This will include:

• Working collaboratively with colleagues to successfully synthesise custom products. 
• Communicating effectively with clients about ongoing projects.
• Using computer software (e.g. Reaxys, ELN) to complete literature searching and reporting.
• Interpret spectra from a variety of analytical techniques including High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectroscopy (MS) and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR).

Your Background:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a BSc in Organic Chemistry (or equivalent), and a few years industrial experience within a synthetic laboratory. Experience of characterising spectra from HPLC, GC, MS and NMR is important for this role. 

A PhD in Organic Chemistry is preferred, but not essential.


Our client operates a 37.5 hour working week with a flexitime system, pension scheme, life assurance, mental health support programme, group income protection, and cycle to work scheme. 

On this occasion LiCa Scientific is working as an employment agency

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