Analytical Chemistry Team Leader

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    Pharmaceutical, Analytical Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 3 years ago

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We are currently looking for an Analytical Chemistry Team Leader for rapidly growing Drug Discovery company.


The role:

You will lead a team of talented Analytical Chemists to support drug discovery projects. The team carry out a range of analytical and preparative techniques including HPLC, LC-MS and chiral separations. The team Leader will oversee and support method development and validation activities.




  • Manage and coordinate projects for the analytical chemistry and purification team.
  • Lead a team of Analytical Chemists involved in Analytical and purification methods including the HPLC, LCMS and preparative HPLC.
  • Support and coach the team on HPLC and LC-MS method development and troubleshooting.
  • Develop new chromatographic methods, run physiochemical assays and purification by preparative HPLC
  • Organise equipment maintenance (both internally and with external engineers).
  • Liaise with the chemistry managers to develop plans for future analytical improvement and investment.


To be successful in this role:


You will be degree or PhD Qualified in a Chemistry subject and have experience in purification methods and a wide range of analytical techniques, including HPLC, LC-MS and preparative HPLC.

Experience in developing new chromatographic methods, running physiochemical assays, purification by preparative HPLC within drug discovery is essential for this role.


In return:

The company offers highly competitive salary and benefits package and a collaborative and supportive culture with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop.






Key words: Analytical Chemistry, Method Development, HPLC, LCMS, LC-MS, Purification, Team Leader, Analytical Supervisor, Principal Scientist, Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical.