Analytical Chemist
      (ref. no. 2020.02.0001)

      An Analytical Chemist at Captor provides technical and analytical support for chemistry facilities performing research and development. The Lab is on the state of the art of technology with state-of-the-art instrumentation.


      • Perform analytical method development, validation and quantitation of small molecules using UPLC / MS,
      • Assist in developing qualitative methods for routine UPLC / MS usage by chemistry team,
      • Analyze and interpret small molecule NMRs,
      • Maintain laboratory equipment and confidently troubleshoot analytical instrumentation,
      • Review and evaluate data, write reports and robust protocols for smooth operation of laboratory facilities,
      • Keep and maintain a meticulous laboratory notebook with transparent scientific reasoning,
      • Assist in the creation of well-written, accurate, and timely reports to company management,
      • Solves complex analytical problems as well as recommend/implement continuous laboratory improvements,
      • Recognize errors, identify root causes, and recommend process improvements,
      • With minimal supervision, safely and effectively develop, establish, and validate analytical testing methodologies used to control raw materials, production intermediates, and final products,
      • Provide timely analytical services using techniques such as LC-MS, HPLC, GC, NMR,
      • Operate analytical instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, GC/MS, FTIR, NMR,
      • Set up new or existing analytical methods for compound identification, purity and potency testing,
      • Coordinate off-site testing as necessary,
      • Conduct testing of analytical samples for the Chemistry Department as necessary,
      • Qualify reference materials.

      Education: BS or MS in Chemistry with 3-5 years industrial experience preferred.


      • Operational knowledge of analytical instrumentation like HPLC, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV-VIS, NMR equipment, and data stations required,
      • Ability to interpret small molecule NMR data,
      • Demonstrated computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheets, structural drawings, and databases preferably in a Windows environment,
      • The ability to solve extremely complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables,
      • Ability to work in a highly independent and self-directed work environment,
      • Excellent communication skills.

      Candidates are asked to send their applications (CV and a motivation letter).
      We retain the right to contact only selected candidates.


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