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Post-doctoral research scientists - Organic Chemistry.

Still one position available!

Job location in Zürich, Switzerland.

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.

When and where:

Duration: one-year contract, renewable

When: March 2016

Where: Zürich (ETH Honggerberg)

Salary: Salary will depend on experience and profile.

To apply: Send (Resume + Cover letter + Names of at least two references) to jobs[at]spirochem.com

About SpiroChem:

SpiroChem AG is a dynamic Swiss Fine Chemicals Company founded in 2011 as a Spin-off of Erick Carreira's group at ETH-Zürich. We are active in the field of high-value-added building blocks for the pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and materials industries. SpiroChem designs, synthesizes and commercializes a large range of oxetane-, azetidine-, spirocycle-containing molecules for use in drug discovery. SpiroChem also offers custom synthesis services to help our clients accelerate their R&D programs.

Visit www.spirochem.com for more details on our products and services.

We also have vacancies for internships in organic chemistry. Please send your resume to jobs[at]spirochem.com

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