Purification Chemist

Location
Uxbridge, London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Hypha Discovery is seeking a Purification Chemist to ensure efficient delivery of contract research and discovery services to our clients in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries.

The role

We are proud of our high standards and quick response to client deadlines and are looking for a chemist to join us who shares our ethos for delivering a top quality service for our customers. As part of a team, the successful applicant will undertake a variety of challenging projects to deliver purified small molecules to clients and collaborators in the field of drug metabolites and natural products drug discovery. Specifically you will:

  • Analyse and purify a variety of sample types using a range of techniques and equipment, developing new methods as appropriate
  • Interpret data, report and document all work according to standard operating procedures
  • Be responsible for the correct working and maintenance of separation equipment and associated kit

The position is based on the Brunel Science Park in Uxbridge, west of London.

Who are we looking for?

You will possess a working knowledge of both preparative and analytical HPLC including skills in separation science and method development. Experience of prep HPLC and LCMS using Waters-based systems would be an advantage.  The successful applicant will be able to plan ahead, troubleshoot and solve any technical issues that may arise and adapt to a rapidly changing pace of work.  Competency in the use of MS Excel and Word is also required, as are excellent organisation, reporting and communication skills. The minimum qualifications required are a BSc. degree in chemistry or a closely related discipline, with at least one year experience of working in a relevant role.

Applicants must already have permission to live and work in the United Kingdom.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply below, or through our website http://www.hyphadiscovery.co.uk/job-opening-purification-chemist, including your CV and a cover letter explaining why you would be suited to this position.

No recruitment agencies please.

The Company

Hypha Discovery is a microbial technology company located in Uxbridge, UK, helping partners in pharmaceutical and agrochemical R&D succeed through the discovery and production of microbial and mammalian metabolites. We are experts in the scalable production of DMPK metabolites and generation of polar analogues, and are also a leading provider of unique natural product screening libraries and associated services