Postdoctural Chemist

29 Jul 2019
26 Aug 2019
Edward McNulty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Postdoctural Chemist to join a leading Petrochemical company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Postdoctural Chemist you will join a team within the business focusing on one of the following areas, Formulation, Development, Synthetic or Analytical.


Your duties as the Postdoctural Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Postdoctural Chemist you will design and develop the next generation of performance chemical additives for automotive/petrochemical industry.

2. You will lead business critical technology projects and contribute to future project generation.

3. As the Postdoctural Chemist you will generate innovative solutions to formulation challenges, Design synthetic routes, prepare risk assessments, make novel chemicals and take molecules from concept to commercialisation, carry out and assess testing of additives to ensure performance and reliability to meet customer and internal requirements.

4. You will Present your reports on technical findings and give recommendations to key stakeholders that influence preferred outcomes.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Postdoctural Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant Phd in Chemistry, this would be focussed on Organic Synthesis, Formulation, Analytical or Development.

2. Proven experience at Phd level with post-doctoral research also preferred.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Formulation, Development, Synthetic or Analytical Chemistry.

Key Words: Chemistry, Phd, Postdoc, Postdoctural, Post-doctoral, Formulation, Development, Synthetic, Analytical, Chemicals. Petrochemicals.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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