Analytical Chemist / Scientist

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £150 - £195 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    emma.heeley@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    EH - Analytical _1603377005

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    10 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-03

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Analytical Chemist / Scientist

Contract until end of August 2021

Based in London

Day rate up to £195

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable scientist to work as an integral part of our London Discovery Chemistry team, in London. This hands-on laboratory role is responsible for the high-throughput purification of small molecules and performing purity analyses for biological assay submission. The candidate will be expected to write methods for analytical and preparative systems and perform purifications using different column phases. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for preparing 384-well compound plates using a Tecan liquid handler for pharmacological testing and shipping solid samples to the Discovery Sample Management team in the US. Experience troubleshooting instruments and programming robotic liquid handlers is a plus. The candidate must demonstrate integrity and customer focus, strong collaborative and organizational skills, and flexibility and time management to support medicinal chemistry project needs.

Qualifications:

Education Minimum Requirement:

  • BS with minimum of 2 years relevant experience in preparative chromatography and analytical chromatographic method development

Required Experience:

  • Broad understanding of analytical and organic chemistry concepts
  • Experience with setup and repair of analytical and preparative HPLC instrumentation
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience operating automated balances, liquid handling systems, centrifugal evaporators
  • Knowledge/experience in mass spectrometry and LCMS data interpretation
  • Experience in chiral method development and purification on (semi-)prep scale
  • Experience in analytical tools to support THE

Due to the volume of applications, we regret that we can only respond to those meeting our above requirements.