Post Doctoral Research Scientist (Synthetic Chemist)

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Are you a PhD in Synthetic Chemistry looking for a new challenge? I am recruiting for a Research Scientist to be based at Cambridgeshire. The role will involve the design and development of novel synthetic nucleotides and dyes for target molecules. Salary: £32000-£42000 depending on experience.Roles and Responsibilities:* Design optimal and highly efficient synthetic chemistry routes for target compounds.* Plan and execute synthetic activities independently in a highly productive manner.* Record and document synthetic procedures, analysis and results in detail and timely manner.* Provide supports to development chemists and ensure a successful product transfer into the development phase.* Coordinate with biochemists and evaluate the performance of target compounds.* Present results and data to collaborators and extended teams on a regular basis.* Assist and support routinely in equipment and lab maintenance.Qualification and Competencies:* Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry or equivalent.* Excellent and diverse theoretical and practical chemistry skills.* Excellent expertise in modern preparative chromatography methods.* Strong expertise in modern analytical methods (HPLC, Mass Spec and NMR). * Experience in heterocyclic, dye or nucleotide chemistry is preferred but not essential.If you have the relevant skills and experience please apply to this job or call Simi Kumar on 0121 222 5333 to discuss the role in detail.

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