NMR Spectroscopist

Eurofins Selcia Limited, Ongar, Essex, UK

Permanent Contract

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Closing date: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

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 Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Specialty Chemicals companies.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, 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 in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 50,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.


We are currently seeking an NMR Spectroscopist to join our Analytical Support Group. Working primarily on small molecules, you will be required to organise, perform and report on a broad range of analytical studies in support of our internal Chemistry Functions and Contract Analytical Projects. The position requires experience in small molecule NMR including structure determination, working knowledge of organic chemistry, and good communication skills. Experience of working with Bruker NMR spectrometers (including maintenance and upkeep) would be advantageous plus working in either a Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) or Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment is highly desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.


Ph.D. or graduate in chemistry or related field with a demonstrable interest in NMR spectroscopy (minimum 1 to 5 years industry experience).  NMR interpretation experience would be an advantage, however, full training will be provided.

A key team player and proactive individual with the ability to successfully deliver results within tight deadlines and a keen attention to detail, you will possess excellent inter-personal and communication skills, combined with a strong customer-focused approach.  The ability to co-ordinate within interdisciplinary teams is important.  In return, Eurofins Selcia offers an excellent comprehensive total reward package.


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 or send your CV and a covering letter to HR@selcia.com quoting job reference SEL/089/0621. The closing date for applications is Monday 28th February 2022.