Sunday, September 14, 2008

Swiss Postdoctoral Research Position in Organic Chemistry

University of Zurich, Laboratory for Process Research

The Labor für Prozessforschung (LPF) of the Organic Chemistry
Department of the University of Zürich invites applications for

Postdoctoral Research Position in Organic Chemistry

The position is available immediately. The Labor für Prozessforschung
is a unique joint venture between the Organic Chemistry Institute of
the University of Zurich and a generic API company, AZAD Pharma AG. It
provides postdocs with one to two years of training in industrial
process research and development, including GMP compliance.

fulfilling the requirements for the scale-up and transfer of processes
to our pilot plant, as well transfer of this technology to contract
manufacturers, the postdocs at the Labor für Prozessforschung become
familiar with current industrial practice.

We are searching for Ph. D. Chemists with substantial:

- knowledge and experimental experience in organic chemical synthesis
- knowledge of analytical (HPLC, GC) and spectroscopic (NMR) methods
- awareness of MS Office and computer-based literature research
techniques (Sci-finder, Beilstein)
- fluency in English

We provide the successful candidate with:

- access to a state-of-the-art R+D laboratory in a university setting
- experience in research toward the development of APIs under GMP
- opportunities to work in a team of young motivated chemists on a
high professional level
- connections to global pharmaceutical companies

Applications including a curriculum vitae, and list of publications,
should be submitted in a single file to attn.: Prof.
Jay S. Siegel, Organic Chemistry Institute, University of Zurich.

Status: Research Scientist
Location: Zurich, SWITZERLAND
Advert Published: 11 Sep 2008
Expiry date: 11 Oct 2008
Academic Jobs EU Ref. No.:
Please quote this number if applying for this job offline. J5999