research associate - organic synthesis in basel

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basel, basel-stadt
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Life Sciences
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058 201 55 50

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For one of our client, a Swiss fine chemicals company, based in Basel, we are looking for a 

Research Associate - Organic Synthesis

Contract: Permanent

Your responsibilities:

  • You will design, plan and perform advanced discovery research projects and custom synthesis projects (up to 100g scale). You will generate and evaluate data, interpret and report results, draw conclusions and write reports.

  • Specifically, you will provide support to the laboratory department by performing and/or coordinating a variety of laboratory processes:

    • Perform multi-step small molecule organic synthesis experimentation (mg to 100g scale).

    • Develop/optimize synthetic routes for scalable manufacturing from customer packages.

    • Provide technical leadership as a subject matter expert for projects.

Your qualifications: 

  • Master degree in synthetic organic chemistry. No PhD

  • Demonstrated laboratory skills and technical expertise in the field of synthetic organic chemistry

  • Industrial experience preferred.

  • Versatility in common IT applications (Microsoft office).

  • Proficient use of scientific databases (SciFinder, Reaxys), chemistry software (ChemDraw, ChemInventory) and electronic laboratory journal (E-Notebook).

  • Excellent organizational skills and accuracy in experimental documentation.

  • Good communications skills and fluency in English.  Knowledge of German may be of advantage.

  • Teamwork/Interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently.