Analytical Chemist / Scientist Contract until end of August 2021Based in LondonDay 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 developmentRequired Experience:Broad understanding of analytical and organic chemistry conceptsExperience with setup and repair of analytical and preparative HPLC instrumentationExceptional communication and organizational skillsPreferred Experience and Skills:Experience operating automated balances, liquid handling systems, centrifugal evaporatorsKnowledge/experience in mass spectrometry and LCMS data interpretationExperience in chiral method development and purification on (semi-)prep scaleExperience 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.