Synthetic Organic Chemists - Radiochemistry
- Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5, UK
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 speciality chemicals companies.
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.
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 and pharmaceutical 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, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.
Group's key figures are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 900 laboratories across 50 countries and about 55,000 staff.
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.
We are seeking applicants with a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry or a first degree in chemistry with a minimum of one-year relevant industrial experience or placement within a synthetic organic chemistry environment.
Are you the person we are looking for? If so, please visit our careers page at https://careers.eurofins.com/uk on how to apply or send us your CV and a covering letter to HR@selcia.com quoting job reference: SEL/092/1221. The closing date for applications is Monday 28th February 2022.
What Happens Next
Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.
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We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.