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Sr Synthetic Organic Chemist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: ACC JR 1705
  • Sector: Clinical Development, Clinical, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 11/05/2018
Make A Bigger Difference And Improve More Lives Than Ever Before!

We’re looking for a Cutting-Edge Organic Chemist to lead our team and develop innovative new synthetic pathways. This is a hands-on position requiring extensive experience multi-step organic synthesis and process implementation. Are you up to the challenge?

As part of our world-class team you will:
  • Lead and collaborate on efforts to develop synthetic and manufacturing processes focused on new high value added pharmaceutical intermediates and bulk drugs.
  • Plan and execute research such as kilo laboratory scale work.
  • Participate on cross functional project teams within R&D and company wide.
  • Assume a leadership role in relation to process development and overall plant support as needed.
  • Contribute to the development of company concepts and principles in a creative and effective manner.
 In order to be most effective in this role, which is at our largest manufacturing facility worldwide, you will need to possess the following:
  • A PhD in Organic Chemistry or related.
  • At least 5 years of industry experience with multi-step organic synthesis and process implementation (bench to pilot scale & tech transfer).
  • Expert operational knowledge of analytical instrumentation such as HPLC with Empower, GC, and NMR will be required.
  • Strong command of chemical literature.
  • Strong familiarity with high potency APIs and controlled substance handling.
  • Experience with and a thorough understanding of cGMPs, laboratory safety, and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to solve highly complex problems (situational or data driven) through the evaluation of intangible variables.
  • Ability to thrive in an independent and self-directed work environment.
This is a direct hire position located less than three hours south of Minneapolis.

To apply: Please include a detailed resume in MS Word format and preferred method of contact.