Process Development Chemist
If you are looking to return to work after a career break this could a fantastic opportunity. 6 months part time opportunity (or 3 months full time).
You would join a dynamic company who are currently expanding and who are keen to support people returning to the chemical industry.
Your role would be to improve the water stability of one of our products.
You will gain valuable expertise in a number of different areas, including:
- Green mechanochemical methods of MOF synthesis
- Training in the use of a variety of analytical techniques including Powder X-ray Diffraction and Scanning Electron Microscopy
- Scale up of the technology to our pilot plant (if successful at lab scale)
You will also develop an understanding of the commercial drivers of a small chemical manufacturing company.
Essential: BSc in Chemistry
Desirable: Relevant industrial experience, MChem, MSc or PhD
Key skills and experience
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Powerpoint
Motivated self starter
Ability to work as part of a team
Strong attention to detail
Ability to take instruction and work to deadlines
Please submit a CV and a covering letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role.
For an informal discussion of the role please contact John Breem on firstname.lastname@example.org or Mob: +44 7759790609 Tel: +44 2890923402
MOF Technologies has developed a novel technique for the synthesis of metal organic frameworks (MOFs), that is environmentally friendly, rapid and highly scalable, allowing cost-effective deployment of these revolutionary materials on a large scale.
About the funding
The Royal Society of Chemistry is funded internships and returnerships as part our small companies programme EnterprisePlus . This particular role is most suitable for those who have had a career break. Please ensure that you hold a Chemistry degree and are eligible to work in the UK. Successful applicants will be required to join the Royal Society of Chemistry – which also makes you eligible for careers support – a 50% discount is available to those with income of less than £26,000.
No agencies please