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Synthetic Chemist (130609432)

Healthcare-Pharmaceutical Chemist




Ambler, Pennsylvania, United States

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Synthetic Chemist


Job ID: 2020-8028
Type: Active Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: R&D


  • Design a multistep synthesis (5 – 20+ steps) of complex organic molecules, including isotope synthesis
  • Possess familiarity with TLC, HPLC, LC-MS, NMR, flash chromatography, and preparative HPLC
  • Analyze analytical data to troubleshoot and correct issues in production
  • Undertake research and development work
  • Search and analyze publications, patents and technical literature to assist the project needs
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Manage workflow to deliver products on time
  • Demonstrate notebook record keeping in accordance with good laboratory practices
  • Use of appropriate personal protective equipment to facilitate a safe workspace
  • Familiarity with lab safety practices, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and knowledge of OSHA regulations, plus training in EHS lab safety compliance
  • Experience with rotary evaporators, vacuum pumps/ovens and small-scale glassware
  • Proficient with software programs such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SciFinder, ChemDraw, etc.
  • Experience with SAP software is a plus
  • Comfortable with bending, reaching overhead, and lifting up to 25 pounds


  • Provide general technical support
  • Provide suggestions concerning new products
  • Develop strategies to lower production costs


  • MS or PhD in Organic Chemistry with relevant synthetic chemistry experience
  • Advanced experience with general laboratory techniques such as distillation, filtration, organic chemistry and recrystallization
  • Experience in medicinal chemistry or enzymatic transformations is a plus
  • 0-5 years industrial experience