As if to make up for the recent drought of adverts, the job boards overfloweth this week – indeed, this week’s Grad Jobroll is a two-parter. First up, lab-based jobs requiring little or no experience.
MedPharm, a pharmaceutical development company in Guildford, are offering two roles. They’re looking for pharmaceutical scientists at all levels – from junior to those with 5 years pharm dev experience, and a graduate quality assurance scientist. Details are scarce, but the company itself develops therapeutic systems for topical drug delivery.
Syngenta in Bracknell are also hiring at a range of levels - from recent graduates to experienced chemists - for the role of formulation chemist (£23-31k). Duties include the design and characterisation of new agrochemicals, from lab to production scale, as well as supporting established products.
A firm in Oxfordshire that designs batteries for electric cars is hiring multiple chemists (£23-28k) to characterise materials, perform assembly operations and make measurements. This is a basic role, requiring only an A-level understanding of chemistry, and industrial experience (placement?) is essential – but for the salary, it may be worth an application.