Synthetic Organic Chemists – Radiochemistry

Eurofins Selcia Limited, Ongar, Essex, UK
Permanent Contract

Job reference: 
SEL/082/0819
Closing date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019

Eurofins Selcia Limited is a contract research organisation and one of the world’s leading providers of custom radiochemistry and isotope labelling services specializing in the synthesis of compounds labelled with carbon-14 and tritium. We have a proven track record of delivering challenging isotope labelling projects to high quality standards and our customer base throughout Europe, North America and Japan includes many of the leading pharmaceutical, agrochemical and specialty chemicals companies.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing. In 2018, Eurofins generated 4.2 billion euro proforma turnover, from 800 laboratories across 47 countries and employs about 45,000 staff.

Synthetic Organic Chemists – Radiochemistry

We are offering exciting opportunities for skilled synthetic organic chemists seeking a challenging career in isotope chemistry. Working as part of growing, multidisciplinary group successful candidates will be responsible for the synthesis and purification of isotopically labelled, biologically active compounds used in regulatory studies to support the development and registration of new products. Experience in handling radioisotopes would be an advantage but is not essential as a comprehensive training program will be provided and you will be supported by our experienced isotope chemists.

Candidate Profile

We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry or a first degree in chemistry with a minimum of two years relevant industrial experience within a synthetic organic chemistry environment. Ideal candidates will possess a broad understanding of organic reactions and a passion for working at the bench. You will be able to demonstrate a strong history of achievement and the ability to apply your practical skills to prepare a wide range of targets. You will be able to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team to deliver results to tight deadlines. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills combined with a strong customer-focused approach. In return Selcia offers an attractive and competitive reward package.

How To Apply

Are you the person we are looking for? If so, please visit our web-site at https://careers.eurofins.com/uk/ for more information on how to apply. Please send your CV and a covering letter quoting job reference: SEL/082/0819. The closing date for applications is Friday 27th September 2019. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.