MolecuLED is looking for an experienced, skilled and creative organic chemistry senior researcher. The organic chemist will be designing and synthesizing novel organic molecules, for various display and horticulture applications. Synthesized organic compounds will be evaluated in advanced materials formulations for next-generation technologies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design novel molecules, synthetic routes and perform multi-steps organic syntheses including inert atmosphere reactions.
Characterization of molecules using NMR, HPLC, GC, MS, UV/Vis and fluorescence.
Documentation of experiments and analysis of the results.
Assist with drafting patents and review patents
Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional teams.
Interface with project teams to meet objectives and timelines for project progression.
Contribute, present and implement new ideas.
Potentially become a management position and lead a team of organic chemists
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
PhD in organic chemistry.
Solid knowledge in fundamental and modern synthetic chemistry and purification techniques.
Experience with the integration of small molecules in advanced materials and polymeric matrixes is highly desirable.
Proven ability with setting up new organic chemistry laboratory (fume hoods, glassware, tools etc.)
Ability to work effectively independently and in a team.
Self-taught, self-motivated and collaborative with excellent time management skills.
Ability to advance multiple projects in a fast paced multidisiplinary environment.
Out of the box, innovative and creative thinking.