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Post-doctoral research scientists - Organic Chemistry.

Duration: One-year contract, renewable  /  When: August 2017 (to be discuss depending on your availability)
Where: Basel (Rosenthal area)  /  Salary: Salary will depend on experience and profile.

Who we are looking for:

Highly motivated, passionate organic chemists holding a PhD in organic chemistry with hands-on experience in general organic chemistry, multi-¬step synthesis, from milligram to multi-¬gram scale. Knowledge of modern analytical techniques and chemistry software/databases is not only required, but a must. Additional experience in route-¬scouting or medium-¬scale synthesis would be a plus, as well as other specific skills such as parallel synthesis and/or flow chemistry. Ability to work under time pressure and tight deadlines on research projects is important. Previous experience in industry is not required but will clearly be an advantage. Fluency in English and strong communication skills to share results (orally and in writing) are essential.

The successful candidates must demonstrate their capabilities in problem solving and in working in an autonomous manner.

Note: Skilled chemists holding only a Master may be considered if they demonstrate the above capabilities.

About SpiroChem:

Founded in 2011, SpiroChem AG is a Swiss fine chemicals company, based in Basel, Switzerland. We are specialized in the design, synthesis, production and commercialization of innovative building blocks for Drug Discovery. With cutting-edge know-how in drug design and proprietary process chemistry technologies, SpiroChem has become the ideal collaboration partner for large, medium and small pharmaceutical, agrochemical and life science companies. Our clients are located worldwide, including 16 of the top 20 pharma companies.

How to contact us:

Send (Resume + Cover letter + Names of at least two references) to Dr. Thomas Fessard at jobs[at]spirochem.com

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