Alchem Laboratories Corporation

Dedicated to excellence in custom synthesis

Alchem is currently looking for experienced scientists to join our team!  Applicants should submit resumes/CVs to careers@alchem.com or call 386-418-1650 for more information.

Alchem is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

  

Sr. Chemist, Full-time

Description of duties:

  • Manages pharmaceutical synthesis projects and experiments with other chemists
  • Hands-on technical input, mainly in the synthesis of chemicals for pharmaceutical and other applications
  • Literature search and synthetic route design/modification
  • Perform documentation of work and write reports and other technical documents as required
  • Organize lab areas and work place
  • Other duties may be assigned  from time to time

Major Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, and carry out experiments leading to new compounds and technology
  • Engage in synthesis of existing compounds

Educational / Professional Experience Requirements

  • MS or PhD in organic chemistry, chemical engineering or an equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years applicable experience
  • Strong knowledge of general methodology in preparative syntheses of organic compounds from milligram to kilogram quantities
  • Ability to use literature search engines (preferably CAS SciFinder) for design of chemical routes to a target structure
  • Experience in multi-step syntheses
  • Expertise in various purification techniques (e.g. chromatography, crystallization, distillation etc.)
  • Expertise in characterization of chemical products by NMR, MS,  HPLC, UV, IR techniques
  • Experience in scaling up, process development and kilo-scale manufacturing of organic compounds
  • Ability to work on a complex research or manufacturing projects with a minimal supervision
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on a number of tasks, under a pressure to meet a project’s deadline
  • High work ethic and strong communication skills
  • Ability to document experimental results, analyze and prepare reports of completed work

 

Chemist, Full-time

Description of duties:

  • Performs pharmaceutical synthesis projects and experiments under supervision
  • Perform documentation of work and write reports and other technical documents as required
  • Organize lab areas and work place
  • Other duties may be assigned  from time to time

Major Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out experiments leading to new compounds and technology
  • Engage in synthesis of existing compounds

Educational / Professional Experience Requirements

  • B.S. in organic chemistry, chemical engineering or an equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years applicable experience

 

Sr. Analytical Chemist, Full-time

Description of duties:

  • Perform analytical chemistry for pharmaceutical synthesis projects and experiments under supervision
  • Prepare and perform SOPs, protocols and reports
  • Organize lab areas and work place
  • Other duties may be assigned  from time to time

Major Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Reference standard testing and validation
  • Stability studies
  • Analytical method validation
  • 1H, 13C, 19F and 31P NMR
  • HPLC
  • FTIR and UV-Vis Spectrometry

Educational / Professional Experience Requirements

  • M.S. or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years applicable experience
  • Expertise in characterization of chemical products by NMR, MS,  HPLC, UV, IR techniques
  • Ability to work on a complex research or manufacturing projects with a minimal supervision
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work simultaneously on a number of tasks, under a pressure to meet a project’s deadline
  • High work ethic and strong communication skills
  • Ability to document experimental results, analyze and prepare reports of completed work