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Research Scientist – Discovery Sciences - Chemistry/iLAB

Research Scientist – Discovery Sciences - Chemistry/iLAB

Our global leading Biopharmaceutical client is now recruiting a research scientist for a 1-year assignment in Gothenburg.
Preferred starting date is end of September.
Send your application no later than August 12th.

We are currently looking for a scientist to work within the iLAB, part of the Compound Synthesis & Management Department in Gothenburg, Sweden. You will be joining a group of chemists working on library synthesis and chemistry automation.

Main Responsibilities and Duties

As part of the team, you will take responsibility for the collection and dispensing of building blocks as standardized liquid solution or solids to your teammates.
Chemists in the iLAB work with parallel chemistry synthesizing arrays of compounds. Enabling a fast supply of building blocks in the correct format is of utmost importance to the delivery of libraries of small molecules.

Furthermore, you will be supporting their analytical chemists with running and maintaining preparative and analytical HPLC systems.


Successful candidate will be tasked with:

• Collecting and dispensing small molecule building blocks for organic synthesis
• Weighing out building blocks for the library synthesis team in the iLAB
• Preparation of stock solutions of building blocks for automated liquid storage of building blocks
• Preparation of mobile phases for LCMS and preparative HPLC
• Basic maintenance of LCMS instruments

Essential Requirements

• A Bachelor's or Master's degree or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry; preferably chemistry
• Working knowledge of good laboratory practices
• Candidates should be able to work independently, take own initiatives and have a positive, goal oriented and problem-solving attitude.
• Good English is required, both spoken and in writing.
• Great teamwork and communication skills, both verbal and written, are critical.
• Good multi-tasking, time management and organizational skills are required.
• The ability to follow SOPs, policies, and regulations, and to perform routine lab equipment maintenance is required.
• Demonstrated computer skills; experience using MS Office and related applications.

Desirable Skills

• Experience in working with organic synthesis
• Experience in parallel chemistry
• Experience with liquid dispensing