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Synthesis Chemist

Job Title: Synthesis Chemist
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Lancaster
Salary: £25k-£30k
Contact Name: Matthew Rollinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2020 20:41

Job Description

Synthesis Chemist


Immediate Start, Lancaster


£25,000 - £30,000


We are hiring for a Chemist for a temporary contract of 6 months, to work in at a Forbes-Top-10 listed Healthcare company in the North West.


This role will be working on a contract basis via LiCa Scientific, and this is expected to continue for 6 months.


What you’ll do:


You will be working in reaction chemistry, on organic chemistry at 20 litre scale / kilo scale. Our clients chemical portfolio includes organometallics, catalysts, organics and inorganics. These are made at pilot plant or production scale, on site, depending on the project, and delivered to clients schedules. The role will involve providing this customer synthesis and manufacturing capability.


You will be working to high standards of chemistry, and this project will be supporting a specific chemistry need for clinical application. The role will mainly operate in the 100g to Kilo scale. You will be carrying out some characterisation and quality control using mainly chromatography.


Your background:


We are seeking a candidate qualified to BSc / MChem or PhD level and depending on academic level, we may be seeking experience of working in synthesis chemistry. We are seeking experience such as an honours project / thesis in synthesis chemistry, and ideally experience of the same. Nonetheless you will require a diverse knowledge of reaction types, and chemical processes. You will be also knowledgeable of HPLC, GC, NMR, IR and UV analysis. A driving licence is likely to be needed, just due to our client’s location.


On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment business.