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Research Chemist UK

Globachem Discovery are seeking enthusiastic Chemistry Graduates and/or experienced Chemists to join their team at Alderley Park, UK. The qualified candidates will ideally have proven synthetic organic chemistry and team working skills, and be at least BSc qualified. The job will be predominantly 
laboratory based.

RESEARCH CHEMIST Globachem Discovery Ltd - UK

Key duties and responsabilities

Your duties as a Research Chemist will be varied, however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:
  •  Synthesis of novel agrochemical compounds and derivatives of lead compound to specific purity and quantity requirements as dictated by project
  •  Follow experimental protocols regarding compound synthesis with ability to adapt the procedure to optimise conditions
  •  Identify and improve synthetic routes for the preparation of target molecules
  •  Maximise use of appropriate technologies to increase efficiency
  •  Acquire analytical/physicochemical data and assess experimental outcome
  •  Contribute to reports, patent applications and publications
  •  Develop knowledge base in synthetic organic chemistry and relevant target area. Maintain own literature awareness (journals and patents)
  •  Recommend novel compounds for synthesis based on data within own project
  •  Communicate chemistry, results, ideas and questions accurately with team,line manager and senior management
  •  Maintain good housekeeping as well as careful and thorough bench chemistry, working within COSHH (safety) requirements
  •  Ensure Globachem Discovery databases are up to date

Role requirements

To be successful in your application for this opportunity to develop as a synthetic organic chemist within a young and exciting small company you will be required to demonstrate the following:
  •  Relevant Chemistry degree (BSc minimum); interest and ability in organic synthesis
  •  Proven industry experience or significant project work in practical synthetic organic chemistry
  •  Excellence in theoretical and practical synthetic organic chemistry
  •  Eligibility to work in the UK
  •  You are a teamplayer, but can also work independently
  •  You are a strong communicator

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