Process Chemist / Senior Chemist / Chemist - London Based

Recruiter
Exactmer
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

 

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Process Chemist / Senior Chemist / Chemist - London Based

Exactmer is a new start-up, dedicated to producing precision polymeric molecules with our patented Nanostar Sieving Technology. Using this disruptive new platform, we are creating exquisite synthetic and biological polymers, including mono-disperse polyethylene glycols (PEGs), oligonucleotides, peptides and more……..most of them bound for use in medicines that enhance patient quality of life.

London-based, we are entering a rapid phase of growth and are searching for a self-starting, dynamic, flexible and committed individual to join our team. We are seeking an outstanding process chemist to work on creating long-term value for the business through delivering high quality laboratory and kilo scale chemistry, reporting directly to the Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Piers Gaffney.

You will work on a wide range of chemistries, across synthesis, purification and analysis of synthetic polymers including PEGs and biopolymers including oligonucleotides. You will deal with preparation of monomers for iterative synthetic processes; synthesis through repeated coupling and deprotection reactions, and membrane separation. Analysis using UPLC-MS, HPLC, NMR and other techniques is a significant part of your responsibilities. Excellent record-keeping and adherence to safety codes and protocols are essential. Overall, you need to be flexible and ready to grow your skills and experience as the company grows and our technology evolves.

Candidates should have a chemistry PhD, and a desire to learn fast and tackle many different aspects of creating a new technology and new products. Experience would be a bonus and we are open to candidates at different career stages. We offer attractive renumeration and a share options scheme.

To find out more, contact Andrew Livingston on andrew.livingston@exactmer.com. To apply, send Andrew your 2-page CV and a letter covering your background and interest in this role, before Friday 15 November 2019.

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