Synthetic Chemist

Santa Clara, California
Dec 04, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Summary: Synthetic Organic Chemist

Purpose of Job:  Synthesize organic molecules for Biotech or Pharma companies. Prepare intermediates for the synthesis of these molecules, apply modern techniques of organic synthesis and purification technique such as flash chromatography, re-crystallization, and distillation. The candidate will also use routinely analytical methods such as thin-layer chromatography, NMR, LC-MS and HPLC.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

·    Synthesis of small-molecules on milligram to multi-gram scale

·    Develop and implement synthetic routes for production of arrays of synthetic compounds

.    Analysis of reactions and final products and intermediates

·    Participating in research and development activities under close supervision

·    Preparing project reports and/or data summaries, as needed

·    Ensuring safety and cleanliness of laboratory work areas

.    Work independently; determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems.    

·    Helping create a positive work environment

·    Other reasonable duties may be assigned as necessary

Qualification Requirements: 

·    Bachelor’s degree in chemistry with 5 years of experience

or Master degree in chemistry with 3 years of experience

or PhD in Chemistry

·    Knowledge of synthetic and purification techniques

·    Experienced with analytical techniques


We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package. If interested, please send your Resume.