Research Scientist

Our client, Merck Chemicals Ltd, are currently seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Research Scientist with an extensive hands-on experience in multistep organic synthesis to join their organic photovoltaics synthesis team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out the design, synthesis, purification and analysis of new materials for commercial applications.
  • Use your ability, experience and knowledge to develop novel materials and an in-depth understanding of the parameters which control performance and quality.
  • You will work with a talented multi-disciplinary team of people, contribute to the generation of intellectual property and support product scale-up and initial introduction to customers.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree (preferably PhD) in chemistry or chemical engineering in the field of organic synthesis plus applicable experience
  • Extensive hands-on experience in the synthesis and purification of aromatic compounds as well as conjugated polymers
  • Experience in the field of organic electronic applications would be an advantage
  • The successful candidate should be used to common analytical tools such as NMR, HPLC and GCMS.
Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Application questions

Do you have at least a chemistry or chemical engineering degree?
Do you have extensive experience working with aromatic compounds?
Do you have experience in the field of organic electronic applications?

Reference: 34621154

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