Research Associate in Organic Chemistry - PhD Level (M/F)

Evotec (France) SAS (Toulouse, France) Publié il y a 25 jours

Research Associate organic chemistry (PhD Level) - temporary contract 12 months

For our site in Toulouse, France, we are looking for a highly motivated PhD qualified organic chemist.
Within the Chemistry Department, you will work in collaboration with clients to progress drug discovery projects; you must therefore be capable of performing multi-step syntheses to produce intermediates or final bioactive molecules on small to medium scales.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute multi-step reactions to achieve agreed objectives with high levels of independence and productivity
  • Contribute to the design, execution and interpretation of experiments in a project team to accomplish project goals
  • Adapt scientific knowledge to resolve research problems encountered in achieving defined goals with assistance from line manager or other team members to meet internal and project deadlines
  • Integrate and analyse structure-activity relationships to improve in-vitro, ADME, PK and in-vivo parameters
  • Gather and diffuse pertinent news from the scientific literature in organic chemistry and around your individual research area
  • Interpret NMR, LC-MS analytical data as well as results obtained from additional techniques (IR, Elemental analysis etc) for the structural elucidation of reaction products
  • Present own work at project technical meetings, and department technical meetings when required
  • Report with precision all technical manipulations and results in an appropriate electronic notebook
  • Write and contribute to publications and patents where possible
  • Apply existing working methods as well as safety rules in your laboratory
  • Participate actively to the scientific life of Evotec France  
     

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Dynamic personality with passion for innovation and problem-solving and a willingness to apply core areas of knowledge to new areas of interest to Evotec and its clients
  • Excellent leadership, communication, collaboration and team-working skills
  • Successful track record in organic chemistry, as demonstrated through publications
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French


Education and Experience:

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Organic Chemistry with post-doctoral experience
  • Some knowledge of medicinal chemistry would be advantageous
  • Experience with automatic purification equipment, HPLC (analytical or preparative), microwave reactors, parallel synthesis would be advantageous

Research Associate in Organic Chemistry - PhD Level (M/F)

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