At AstraZeneca we believe in the potential of our people and you’ll develop beyond what you thought possible. We make the most of your skills and passion by actively supporting you to see what you can achieve, no matter where you start with us. AstraZeneca is now looking to hire an Organic Synthesis Research Scientist within Discovery Sciences This role will be based in our research laboratories in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Om tjänsten
In your role as a research scientist you will be part of the iLAB team which focuses on the exploration and implementation of new synthetic methodologies and automation technologies and their application in drug discovery. Your role will be to work in a team focused on the synthesis and purification of PROTACs (PROteolysis TArgeting Chimeras) molecules for application across several exciting medicinal chemistry projects. You will be responsible for the synthesis and isolation of these compounds, ready for purification and testing. After a thorough introduction you will use various types of conventional and automated laboratory equipment for your daily tasks. If you are a highly motivated person looking to develop your chemistry experience in a fast-paced and dynamic team, then you are our kind of person.

Dina arbetsuppgifter i huvudsak
• Carry out small scale organic synthesis reactions and purification • Collect and weigh out chemicals and reagents from local storage • Plan, prioritize and perform given tasks • Actively collaborate with colleagues to allow timely delivery of screening compounds to projects • Ensure that all safety guidelines are always followed strictly and maintain a clean and orderly environment • Record all data and results in specified forms with accuracy

Vem är du?
• Minimum a degree in chemistry with some post-degree experience of laboratory based organic synthesis • Ability to prioritize and perform tasks independently and to work under pressure • Work effectively in teams • Ability to learn and adopt new chemical technologies and automation instrumentation • Very good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Om verksamheten
AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status or any other characteristic protected by law. This is a consulting assignment at AstraZeneca for 12 monthts time and with possibilities of extension. During the period of the assignment, you will be employed by Poolia. Start date as soon as possible. Please send your application today or share with your friends. If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact me.



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