Organic Chemist/ Senior Scientist
Business Unit: Laboratory Diagnostics
Requisition Number: 228181
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-East Walpole
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Doctorate Degree
Travel Required: 5%
The Organic Chemistry Group within the Pre-development and Advanced Technology Department of Siemens Healthineers Diagnostics, located in Walpole, Massachusetts, has an opening for a Senior Scientist/Organic Chemist.
This position will be a key member within a multi-functional team for the advancement of the company’s chemiluminescent acridinium ester detection technology for in-vitro diagnostics. The major responsibilities include: (1) to design and synthesize acridinium ester compounds and study their chemiluminescent properties; (2) to prepare protein conjugates from these compounds; (3) to synthesize and study surfactants; and (4) to improve synthetic processes.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry with an established publication record
Experience includes modern organic synthesis, chromatography and analytical techniques including HPLC, MS, LC/MS and NMR.
Must be independent, self-motivated and goal driven, and must have strong communication skills
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Prior experience in handling projects of a multidisciplinary nature involving complex synthesis, mechanistic studies and bio-conjugation chemistry
Prior work experience in the synthesis and evaluation of chemiluminescent and/or fluorescent molecules, protein chemistry, polymer chemistry, and/or particle chemistry in an in-vitro diagnostics or relevant field
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.