Research Chemist

  • Salary: £20.80 per hour UMB
  • REF Number: 00052020
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 842964
  • Date Published: 26.10.2021
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Stevenage, South East
  • Discipline: Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

CK Group are recruiting for a Research Chemist to join a company in the healthcare industry at their site based in Stevenage on a contract basis for 12 months.


Hourly £20.80 per hour UMB

Research Chemist Role:

  • Designing, performing and analysing miniaturised experiments in this High Throughput laboratory to support project teams to develop and optimise chemical manufacturing processes to new active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • Supporting the process chemistry developmentof late-phase clinical candidates.
  • You will perform microscale experiments to enable the identification of the most suitable combinations of reagents, solvents, catalysts (and more) for a particular chemical transformation.
  • Supporting severalcandidates across various therapeutic areas.
  • Thinking creatively to generate original ideas for new applications of HTE across the Chemical Development portfolio.

Your Background:

  • Degree/MSc in Chemistry. This includes biomedical chemistry/medicinal chemistry.
  • Industrial experience gained during studies is acceptable, but commercial experience would be preferred.
  • The candidate will work in a busy lab containing 15 scientists across various disciplines (Process Chemists, Medicinal Chemists and Synthetic Biochemists). The ability to communicate effectively is essential.

Company: Our client is a global healthcare company, taking on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges.

Location: This Research Chemist role will be based at our clients site in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information, please contact the Key Accounts Team on 01438 870011 or email Please quote reference 52020.

Please note that the successful applicant will be required to engage via an FCSA-accredited and CK-approved umbrella company and the rate of pay indicated is an umbrella rate.

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