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Macromolecular Chemist

Contract  for Q Chip Ltd in Adamsdown, Cardiff

Q Chip is seeking a talented, self-motivated Macromolecular Chemist to join its established pharmaceutical formulations group to help develop improved, long-acting therapeutic products. The candidate will be required to work with a variety of macromolecular compounds, ranging from synthetic polymers to recombinant proteins and peptides. Hence, a solid understanding of macromolecular chemistry is required. The role will comprise several varied research projects, regarding the study and development of novel long-acting, injectable formulations of biopharmaceuticals indicated for cancer, diabetes and ocular diseases. These projects are both internal and client-facing. Therefore excellence in communication and time-management are pre-requisites for this position. The successful candidate will work as part of a multidisciplinary team, and report directly to the company’s Head of Preclinical Studies and Chief Science Officer. Ideally you will have completed a PhD in macromolecular chemistry, or have amassed 2-3 years of practical experience in this subject. Industrial experience is also highly desirable. You will have a broad background in the preparation, manipulation and characterisation of macromolecules; and a good understanding of relevant analytical techniques.Further information about Q Chip can be found at www.q-chip.comPlease send your CV to Office & Project Administrator Sara Siddall at No Agencies please.Closing Date: Friday 4 July 2014

Job added on 25-06-2014