Title Associate Scientist Synthesis
Services Chemistry Services-CR1
Job Function Chemistry Services-CR1
Job Grade Associate Scientist
SBU/ Division Discovery Services
Candidate Profile Qualification
Location Hyderabad
Job Responsibilities Set-up and execute reactions for synthesis of target molecules:

  • Understand the project requirements and deliverables from supervisor/ manager, as specified by the client
  • Understand the reaction protocol and search literature as required
  • Comprehend and discuss the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) with supervisor/ team members
  • Identify and mitigate any potential safety risk with the help of supervisor
  • Efficiently delegate work and monitor team members for effective planning, execution and delivery
  • 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 conducted both by self and the team
  • 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 analytical data, comprehend results and identify the issues
  • Troubleshoot as appropriate for successful execution with intimation to supervisor and guide juniors/team as required
  • Meet productivity benchmarks on number of reactions/ number of steps/ number of compounds/ quantity/ compound purity/ project timelines of self and team

Improve delivery efficiency and quality throughproject management:

  • Support project manager in finalizing the estimation of the project by identifying relevant literatureandproposing appropriate synthetic routes
  • Assess potential risksonthe project proposals

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
  • Guide team members/juniors on safety protocols and ensure compliance