Senior Research Associate



Job Function

Job Grade

Job Grade

SBU/ Division


Candidate Profile Qualification

M.Sc. (Organic/ MedicinalChemistry)


3-6 years

No. of positions



Hyderabad / Bangalore

Scope of the role

Experience: 3-6 years

Job Roles & Responsibilities

  • Set-upand execute reactions for synthesis of molecules/ compounds:
    • Understand the project requirements and deliverables from supervisor/ manager, as specified by the client
  • Comprehend the reaction protocol and search literature as required
    • Understand and discuss the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) with supervisor/ team members
    • Identify and mitigate any potential safety risk with the help of supervisor
    • Plan and execute reactions independently with proper reagents and equipment (glassware, stirrers, vacuum pumps etc.) maintaining specified conditions (temperature, pressure etc.), with optimum usage and minimum wastage
    • Ensure parallel execution of multiple reactions
    • Monitor progress of the reactions by using standard methods and analytical techniques
    • Identify and execute appropriate workup and purification technique to produce an intermediate/ final compound of desired quality
    • Analyze and interpret analytical data results and report to supervisor/manager
  • Troubleshoot as appropriate for successful execution with intimation to supervisor
    • Meet productivity benchmarks on number of reactions/ number of steps/ number of compounds/ quantity/ compound purity/ project timelines
  • Ensure safety at work through enforcement of good laboratory practices:
    • Follow safety protocols and guidelines in the labs
    • Maintenance and usage of equipment/apparatus/instruments as per SOPs
  • Maintain records, data integrity and IP confidentiality:
    • Document reactions, research findings/ observations accurately in lab note books as per client requirements/ LNB SOP to ensure data integrity
    • Maintain strict IP Confidentiality and adhere to all related policies
    • Compile required experimental data to prepare final reports
  • Ensure skill development of self:
    • Improve knowledge of organic chemistry (particularly synthesis)/ Analytical techniques etc.
    through one on one discussions with supervisor/ regular classroom trainings/ project trainings/ further educational programs etc.