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Synthetic Chemist (MSc / PhD) (24315)

£25,000 to £30,000 DoE

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Organic Chemistry, Microfludics, Mass Spectrometry, Soft-lithography, MSc / PhD

This growing start-up company is recruiting a degree qualified Synthetic Chemist to join their science team. Their scientific expertise is applied to lab-on-chip applications and this role would contribute to new research and development in novel biochips, patent generation, as well as documentation and QA / QC of company products.


  • Solid academic background (1st / 2.1 in chemistry from a top ranked university) including a MSc or PhD in organic chemistry.
  • Experience working in a chemistry lab environment – working on projects based on synthetic chemistry processes.
  • Exposure to soft-lithography fabrication or microfluidic development experience is desirable.
  • Demonstrable experience in chemical production and an appreciation of scaling-up chemical processes.
  • Mass spectrometry experience is advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to join this company and impact their technology solutions. In return, an excellent remunerations package is available.

MSc / PhD, Organic Chemistry, Microfluidics, Mass Spectrometry, Soft-lithography, Start-up

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