Synthetic Research Chemist (m/f, 1 year, 100%)

Canton AargauPermanentChemistry, Pharma, Biotech2019-02-27Master / University
For or client, a leading Agrochemical company based in Aargau we are looking for a highly motivated, skilled

Synthetic Research Chemist (m/f, 1 year, 100%)

Your challenges

Your primary responsibility will be to organize and carry out the synthesis of novel target molecules, which can be used as fungicides or insecticides and to optimize synthetic routes. You will need excellent team working skills and the ability to work on your own initiative.

Main responsibilites include :
  • Detailed planning of organic reactions, taking into consideration safe laboratory practice and careful risk assessment.
  • Safely performing organic reactions in the laboratory, using a wide range of synthetic and purification skills
  • Independently use appropriate analytical techniques to follow reactions (incl. TLC, IR, GC, LC)
  • Characterization of the nature and purity of synthesized products (1D-NMR, MS, IR, MPt, LC, GC, LC-MS, GC-MS)
  • Preparation of new analogues as well as optimization of chemical processes
  • Protocolling and reporting of results
  • Interacting and communicating in a divers and international professional environment.

Your skills

  • You will have a Laborant/In education or a BS or MS in Organic Chemistry; industrial working experience is a benefit, but not a requirement
  • Thorough knowledge of practical organic chemistry
  • Expertise in the use of standard and modern chemical laboratory equipment
  • Capable to perform multistep synthesis and to optimize reaction conditions
  • Excellent understanding of purification techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of common spectroscopic techniques
  • Basic skills with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Good knowledge of English

Your horizons

  • We offer an attractive package with competitive salary and good work/life balance
  • Dynamic work environment
  • Personal and professional growth and development

Your contact

Herr Phill Rogers, Recruitment Consultant, looks forward to answer your questions by phone +41 58 233 2100.

To apply please send a motivation letter, CV and reference letters to

Please mention reference JN -062018-248679 in your application