We are currently seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:
Posting Date: March 16, 2017
We are seeking an experienced chemical synthesis laboratory technician to assist with our ongoing production. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in synthetic lab processes as well as great attention to detail.
Assist the senior chemists in all areas of bench chemistry, including:
Setting up reactions (equipment, reagents), monitoring by TLC, work-up and extraction
Column chromatography, including preparing solvent systems and monitoring by TLC
Crystallization, distillation (including high vacuum)
Purity control: melting point, refractive index, TLC
Operation of gas tanks equipped with flow regulators
Maintenance of laboratory equipment (vacuum pumps, rotary evaporators, stirrers, etc.)
Cleaning of laboratory glassware
Safe handling of materials and equipment up to 30kg / 70lbs
PhD degree in Chemistry
BSc degree in chemistry or biochemistry, or degree in a closely related field with handson experience in a chemical synthesis laboratory
Experience with chromatographic separations is desirable
Proven experience with chemical reactions, work-up and purification of compounds
Proficiency in safe handling of gas tanks and operation of laboratory mechanical equipment
Demonstrates strong knowledge of lab safety standards, including handling of hazardous materials and safe waste disposal procedures
Highly detail-oriented, diligent, and adaptable
Able to assist with multiple projects at the same time
Very good communication in English
Qualified candidates should send a resume by email to the attention of Dr. Eva Goss, President & Senior Scientist, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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