• Synthetic Organic Chemist (Scientist, Senior)

    Location US-CA-Hercules
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  • Overview

    Bio-Rad has an open position for a Senior Scientist in our chemistry group.  The Senior Scientist - Synthetic Chemistry role will support our efforts in the design, synthesis and transfer to manufacturing of new small molecule and biomolecule products.


    • Develop new products for biomolecule and cell detection and separation.
    • Work actively in the laboratory on synthesis, purification and analysis of small molecule, monomeric and mixed polymeric products for analytical, chromophoric and process deliverables.
    • Collect instrumental data, organize for comparison and presentation.
    • Design, collaborate and execute experiments for critical evaluation and completion of targeted goals.
    • Contribute in team environment to develop new chemistry within group and support existing chemistry.


    • PhD in Organic Chemistry (or related field), with emphasis in Synthesis and separations, and up to 10 years post graduate industrial experience in organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and analytical / polymer / material characterization.
    • Broad knowledge in wet chemistry, preparative purification, lab and analytical characterization (NMR, FTIR LC-MS, MALDI, etc).
    • Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving, data analysis and basic troubleshooting of experimental problems.
    • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, presentation, and technical writing skills
    • Experience in application testing / validation a plus
    • Metal-catalyzed chemistry background a plus
    • Polymer chemistry and analytics of nano- and micro-particles a plus


    About Bio-Rad:


    Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


    Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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