Synthetic Chemist

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Organic Chemsitry, Synthetic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Process Chemistry, Drug Discovery

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Competitive benefits

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21 May, 2019

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Our client is working at the cutting edge of pharmaceutical compound synthesis and manufacture. You will be responsible for scouting, generating and performing synthetic routes to pharmaceutical APIs at gram scale, then transferring and optimising these reactions in the company's pilot plant at kilogram scale.

This is an excellent opportunity for synthetic chemists looking to implement the latest synthetic chemistry research and processes to large scale reactions. Our client has an excellent track record of publishing their work and have a passion to apply the latest synthetic chemistry research to solve challenging synthetic problems encountered during the generation of complex APIs for their clients.

The Role

Working as part of the Drug Discovery team, you will perform high quality synthetic chemistry for our clients to agreed timelines. You will carry out contract research projects, gram scale synthesis and process development prior to the synthesis of larger amounts of the target molecules. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary project team you will plan carefully, carry out work safely and document and communicate methods and results accurately.

The Role:

Working together with the project leader, apply excellence in theoretical and practical synthetic chemistry, including the use of the most up to date methodology in synthetic organic chemistry, to make new compounds for biological testing. You will also:

* Contribute to the research team by synthesising key intermediates and small molecule drug candidates as well as developing new synthetic methods when required.
* Carry out purification and characterisation of compounds.
* Maintain high synthetic chemistry productivity.
* Contribute to the medicinal chemistry strategy.
* Present work to clients orally and/or through written reports.
* Work collaboratively with the chemistry groups in other countries around the world

Essential Criteria

* Degree or PhD (or equivalent) in Chemistry or other closely related discipline
* Practical laboratory experience of the organic synthesis and analysis from either university studies or previous industrial placements
* Demonstrate scientific excellence, attention to detail and a passion for chemistry with good experience of literature searching tool
* Previous experience of the synthesis and analysis of organic molecules using multistep reaction sequences

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