Reference Number: JO-2006-450793
Analytical and Purification Scientist
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge

Analytical and Purification Scientist
12 month contract
Pay circa 16/hour

A global pharmaceutical business are looking for an Analytical and Purification Scientist to work within their Oncology Chemistry division. This individual will be part of a team of highly motivated analytical and structural chemists contributing to the design, quality, structural and physical chemistry profiling of new Chemical Entities.

You will be specifically responsible for carrying out analysis and purification to support synthesis of new chemical entities. You will be delivering solutions through hands-on experimentation, ensuring critical large-scale purifications and compound quality Certificate of Analysis are delivered to agreed timelines. Furthermore, the role holder will be responsible for managing and maintaining state of the art analytical chemistry facilities (LCMS, and RP-HPLC).

You will be expected to have effective levels of communication and scientific drive, co-ordinating effectively with the other members of the analytical and synthesis teams to drive project progression.

Responsibilities of the role
– Implement innovative analytical and purification solutions to enable chemical synthesis of small to medium size molecules.
– Deliver hands on analytical and preparative chromatographic separations for oncology project samples
– Deliver technology, process and infrastructure improvements to develop analytical and structural chemistry automation.
– Enhance business reputation internally and externally through peer-reviewed publications and oral/poster presentations.

Skills and experience
– MSc/BSc in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or Physical Chemistry and/or successful experience obtained in a pharmaceutical or chemical industry.
– Good knowledge of key analytical and purification techniques (HPLC, SFC, NMR and MS).
– In-depth knowledge and hands on experience of analytical and preparative HPLC and SFC techniques. Experience of reverse phase HPLC would be ideal.
– Experience with the operation and maintenance of LCMS, HPLC or SFC hardware and related software.

If this sounds like an ideal next step then please do apply online. Any queries can be directed to Kim Warren on 07900981267.

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