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Senior Research Chemist

Posted 16 days ago

Location Loughborough Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £34000 DOE Sector Synthesis Chemistry

Senior Research Chemist


Permanent Role


Up to £34000 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:


  • Design and implement a variety of synthesis routes as per a customer requirements.
  • Proactively identify and solve technical problems as they arise.
  • Mentor junior staff in the application of good health and safety practices.
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook in line with company policy and provide feedback to junior staff to ensure data is accurately recorded.
  • Interact with customers via email and teleconferencing.



Who You’ll Be:


  • Have a PhD or equivalent in a Chemistry discipline, ideally with at least one year of industrial experience.
  • Able to work accurately without supervision.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of a wide range of organic synthesis routes
  • Excellent communications skills including both written and verbal communication.


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