A collection of lab-based chemistry jobs for graduates or postgrads.
Yorkshire Process Technology Ltd – a speciality chemical company in Leeds – is looking for a number of research chemists to join their R&D team. The role will involve carrying out process development and intermediate synthesis, likely utilising the company’s expertise in precious metal catalysis, catalytic coupling and solid supported reagents. BSc or PhD required.
Pharminox – a spin-out from Oxford University, but now located in Nottingham – is offering multiple graduate chemist positions in organic and medicinal chemistry. The company discovers and develops cancer drugs, and the roles will involve designing and synthesising compounds to support discovery operations. BSc required.
An industrial catalyst manufacturer in the North East seeks a development scientist to develop fluorination catalysts and support the manufacturing facility. Degree with 1 year’s industrial R&D experience required.
A developer of consumer products in the South East seeks a chemistry/materials chemist graduate (£22k) to deliver technical projects in new product development. Although advertised as a graduate position with a minimum of a BSc required, the desirable experience list (project management skills, commercial experience, conference presentations, publications) indicates this may be aimed at those with a PhD.
GSK are beginning the second phase of their industry-based PhD programme in Stevenage. Up to eight positions are available, in either medicinal and process chemistry (synthesis and drug design/development) or computational chemistry and informatics. A very good MSci or MChem is required.