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Synthetic Organic/Medicinal Chemist

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Synthetic Organic/Medicinal Chemist

Melbourne, VIC

• twelve month position with CSIRO Manufacturing (with possibility of extension) • Support cutting-edge science with Australia’s top researchers • Be part of the solution at CSIRO - Australian Science, Australia’s future The position: As a Synthetic Organic/Medicinal Chemist with CSIRO Manufacturing, you will apply organic chemistry knowledge towards the solution of problems relating to the isolation, identification, synthesis and purification of organic compounds. In general you will use high throughput synthesis and purification techniques as well as more traditional technologies. The role will involve contribution to a chemistry project involving 1 of the following: Medicinal chemistry towards novel drugs. Manufacture of bioactive small molecules using high throughput techniques including continuous flow processing. Specifically you will: • Plan, propose and perform chemical reactions. • Monitor chemical reactions using chromatographic techniques. • Prepare and purify compounds using techniques which may include recrystallization, chromatography and distillation. • Use NMR, IR and mass spectroscopy to elucidate the structure of organic compounds. • Communicate research results through laboratory notebooks, written reports and oral presentations. • Undertake general laboratory maintenance. Location: Clayton (Melbourne) Victoria Salary: AU $61K to AU $78K per annum, plus up to 15.4% superannu ation Tenure: twelve month term (with possible extension) Job ref: 57345 As a min requirement, you will hold a Bachelor of Science, preferably with Honours, in organic chemistry, or equivalent. You will also have: • Strong communication expertise and a history of professional behaviours. • The expertise to readily adapt to changing circumstances and to solve routine problems. • Expertise in the techniques of synthetic organic chemistry and a sound theoretical knowledge of organic chemistry. • Background in recrystallization and chromatographic separation techniques. • Background in the use and interpretation of NMR, IR and mass spectroscopy. • The expertise to work well in a team environment. To see all the criteria required for success in this role, click on the ‘Position Information’ link below. Apply today! Position Information About CSIRO We imagine. We collaborate. We innovate. At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world. We do this by using science and technology to solve real issues. Diversity is the compass that navigates our innovation. We provide an inclusive workplace that respects, values and actively pursues the benefits of a diverse workforce - CSIRO We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Find out more Balance How to apply: Please load 1 document containing your CV and a brief introductory letter which outlines your interest in the role and your motivations for applying (Max 2MB). At the end of the on-line application process, you will also be required to respond to some screening questions. Applications close: Monday 25 June , 2018 (11:59pm AEST) We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.
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