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Synthetic Chemist - Drug Development

Insight Recruitment Lincoln, NE

Job Description

We are a global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of innovative products for customers in the life science and biotechnology industry and are entering a new phase of growth with products designed to improve surgical outcomes in humans.   We are looking for an experienced Synthetic Chemist to provide technical expertise in the synthesis of organic compounds.

In this brand-new role, you will work collaboratively with our team of chemists, making and purifying organic molecules for clinical trials.  The successful candidate will have experience synthesizing molecules in a GMP or FDA regulated environment.

We offer a very competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to make a direct impact in clinical trial outcomes! 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Synthesize and purify molecules at various scales from 1-2 mg to several kg.
  • Discover new synthetic routes for challenging targets and scale up successfully.
  • Provide accurate documentation of all experiments and methods.
  • Collaborate with multiple project teams of chemists, biologists and managers to successfully manufacture organic compounds for various clinical trials.
  • Utilize a variety of tools and instrumentation including but not limited to HPLC, UV/VIS, fluorescence spectrometers, NMR, MS, TLC, column chromatography, and preparative chromatography.
  • Solve problems and proactively look for solutions to synthetic challenges.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry with 4 to 6 years industry experience.
  • OR Master’s degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry with 1 to 3 years industry experience.
  • OR other combinations of education and relevant experience in drug development.

It is an exciting time to join our growing company!

Note:  This employer is unable to extend visa sponsorship to candidates who require it now OR in the future.  Candidates requiring sponsorship will not be considered.

Job Details

Date Posted November 18, 2018
Date Closes December 18, 2018
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 19-2031.00 Chemists
Zipcode 68516
Name Shawn Mischnick
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone 402-730-2645

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical

This job requires the following skills

  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • GMP

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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical