Research Associate - Chemical Development
at AMRI

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Description



Research Associate in Indianapolis, IN

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

The Research Associate is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by aiding in the design, synthesis, purification and identification of chemical intermediates and target compounds. 
Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.


 



In this role, you will:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

  • Synthesize target compounds utilizing a blend of both classical and modern technology effectively.
  • Use a broad spectrum of practical laboratory skills as needed; including advanced methods of purification of solvents and reagents, running reactions under anhydrous and oxygen free conditions, and using advanced methods for isolation/purification of sensitive materials.
  • Conduct laboratory operations in a safe manner.  Maintain familiarity with the Chemical Hygiene Plan.  Exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices.
  • Conduct literature searches for specific target compounds, structures related to the target compound, or to determine specific conditions for compounds and reactions.  Keep abreast of current scientific literature and discuss new findings with colleagues.
  • Interface with customer contacts on a regular basis, to communicate results, react to changing priorities and ensure that time sensitive deadlines are met.


Job Requirements

Required
 
  • Ph.D. Degree in Organic Chemistry or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of handling reactions on scale
     
     
    Preferred
     
  • At least 2 years of post-graduate experience working in a scale-up laboratory
  • Familiarity with reagent/reaction safety profiling
  • Familiarity with electronic laboratory notebooks
  • Experience writing technical reports
 
 
All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "[Click Here To Join]" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

Job Snapshot

About Us

For more than 20 years, AMRI has provided integrated drug discovery, development and manufacturing services – all while adapting to the rapidly changing needs of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related industries.

AMRI is a continually evolving organization and always looking for talented people. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. To ensure that employment decisions are consistent with equal employment opportunities, AMRI imposes only job-related requirements for these opportunities.

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