Our Current Chemical Industry Jobs…

Analytical Chemist Job – London, UK

Our client, an industry leading Specialty Chemical organisation, are currently looking for an Analytical Chemist for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract to join their state of the art laboratories.

Working alongside a team of inorganic chemists you will be involved in analysis of precious metals and advanced materials. You will use analytical techniques including ICP/OES, AAS, GFASS, XRF, Fire Assay and more.

To be considered for this role, you will have a BSc in Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline (or equivalent). Previous experience in the area of inorganic analytical research or a chemical manufacturing  environment is ideal. Previous experience with techniques such as ICP/OES, AAS, GFASS, XRF and Fire Assay would be advantageous.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.

Physicist Job – Liquid Crystal, Southampton

Our client in the world’s leading Chemical Manufacturer and they are currently looking for a Lead Physicist for a 2 year fixed contract to join their Research team based in Southampton.

Your responsibilities will include:

– Conducting research, development and testing duties within various specialist chemical research projects to meet the project objectives.

– Working with the Liquid Crystal research team, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team including chemists and physicists to enable improved materials top be designed and synthesised.

– Designing Liquid Crystals Mixtures.

To be considered for this role you will have:

– A PhD in Physics or related discipline or equivalent.

– Previous experience with LC (Liquid Crystal) Display modes is essential.

– Previous experience of Liquid Crystal research would be ideal.

For more information, please contact Reena Dhana at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email rdhana@ckscience.co.uk.

Material Scientist Job – Organic Photovoltaics – Hampshire, UK

Our client, an industry leading Chemical Manufacturer, are currently looking for a Material Scientist to join their Organic Materials division based from their state-of-the-art facilities in Hampshire.

Working as a Material Scientist, you will be involved in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with a focus on evaluation and selection of materials for use in Liquid Crystal or Organic Electronic applications (e.g. electronic displays).

Your duties will include conducting materials development, evaluation and selection studies; carrying out organic semiconductor device fabrication & characterisation as well as performing performance and application testing of materials, formulations and devices for Organic Photovoltaic applications.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in specialist Chemical Manufacturing, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree / MSc / PhD in Material Science, Physics or a related discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated research based experience in the field of organic photovoltaics devices and materials gained within a Chemical, Technology or related industry. Programming skills using C++, Labview or Access/SQL would be advantageous, but are not essential.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

Organic Chemist Job – Organic Electronic, Hampshire, UK

Our client, an industry leading Chemical Manufacturer, are currently looking for an Organic Chemist to join their specialist Organic Electronic Research Team, based from their state-of-the-art facilities in Hampshire.

Working as an Organic Chemist, you will be involved in working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with a core focus on the formulation and application development of the organisation’s innovative organic electronic chemicals.

Your duties will include preparing and evaluating new polymer & semiconductor formulations; conducting electronic and physical experiments as well as carrying out application testing for a range of organic electronic / dielectric material applications (e.g. display technology).

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a global leader in the field of specialist Chemical Manufacturing, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for this role, you will have a degree / MSc / PhD in Organic Chemistry, Physics or a relevant discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated research based experience in the field of Organic Chemist for polymer and/or semiconductor materials gained in Academia or Industry.

For more information, please contact Andrew Bolton at 01438 723 500 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk.

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CK Science to feature on The Guardian’s Live Q&A

CK Science are proud to announce that will be featuring on the panel of experts for The Guardian’s Live Q&A discussing the skills physics graduates have gained – and the career options available to them.

Along with the other expert panel members, Director at CK Science, Ashley Kirk, will be offering insight into the types of jobs physics graduates can get into and the skills you will need to get them. With 20 years of experience in dealing with scientific careers, Ashley is well placed to provide some invaluable advice.

So if you have recently graduated in a Physics related degree or are looking for a new position in the area, why not join the discussion. It’s taking place tomorrow at 1-4pm. Please click here to find out more and to join the discussion tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Research Technician based in the North of England

Our client, a leading manufacturer of radiation detection instrumentation, is currently seeking a Technician with a background in physics to join their R&D team at their state-of-the-art facility based in the North East of England.

As a Research Technician, you will play a pivotal role as part of the systems team developing novel equipment around the company’s core technology. You will also be responsible for assisting in setting up experiments and trials, recording, analysing and interpreting data, and re-evaluating projects.

The successful candidate will be qualified to a minimum degree level in physics or related subject, or possess equivalent industrial experience. It is essential that you also have some knowledge and experience in image processing software. This Research Technician role also demands a high level of computer literacy and statistical competency and experience of process image software is desirable.

The position is intended to cover maternity leave but has a chance of becoming permanent. Entitlement to work in the UK is essential.

This Research Technician vacancy is an excellent opportunity for you to make your mark on a fast moving, dynamic and exciting organization within the Medical Devices and Diagnostics sector.

If you would like more information about this Research and Development Technician role, please contact Barney Smith on 0191 3848905 or email bsmith@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, to apply, please click here.

 

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