Job: Sr. Research Scientist – Medicinal Chemistry, Albany Molecular Research, Rensselaer, NY

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Sr. Research Scientist – Medicinal Chemistry
Job location:
Rensselaer, NY 12201 United States

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Job Description

• Use research knowledge to effectively plan and manage day-to-day work cycle operations of a project; stays current with changes in applicable field. Solve problems and develop new methodology
• Synthesize target compounds utilizing a blend of both classical and modern technology effectively.
• Modify reaction conditions in accord with visual observations to allow rapid, successful production of target compounds.
• Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable, and consistent with organization objectives.
• Use a broad spectrum of practical laboratory skills as needed; including advanced methods of purification of solvents and reagents, running reactions under anhydrous and oxygen free conditions, and using advanced methods for isolation/purification of sensitive materials.
• Plans work to meet personal project objectives and deadlines; assesses needs and makes changes in process, work flow and/or assignments. Coordinates multiple, concurrent assignments on a multi-faceted research project
• Assists in proposal development.
• Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or services.
• Create and validate hypotheses through data collection and analysis with goals of description, explanation prediction and decision making.
• This position may have direct supervisory responsibilities.

Job Requirements

• Ph.D. Degree in Organic Chemistry or Master's degree and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience or a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
• Chemical Hygiene Training

(Job number: 3921288)