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Synthetic Chemist

Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: Competitive
Ref: ALS 2006

Agenda Life Sciences are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated Chemist to join a clinical/GMP radio synthesis team. You would be joining a leading organisation that has over the years acquired great experience in the delivery of a radiolabelled custom synthesis service to clients within the pharmaceutical agrochemical and industrial sectors.

Basic Requirements:

  • Degree in Chemistry and relevant practical experience
  • Experience and track record as a practising synthetic organic chemist
  • Experience of chromatographic techniques
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and as part of a team
  • Conscientious and meticulous in laboratory work
  • Good time management skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to problem solve
  • Radiolabelling experience desirable but not essential
  • Carbon-14 synthesis experience desired but not essential

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Synthesis, purification and isolation of a wide range of labelled pharmaceutical development candidates
  • Isolation and analysis of chiral compounds
  • Use of chromatographic techniques
  • Using skills associated with a synthetic organic chemist
  • Working within teams as well as working independently using own initiative
  • Proactive in getting involved with new ideas and initiatives 

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and trustworthy and who have a great work ethic.  To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment process