Senior Research Chemist in Rensselaer, NY at AMRI

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Senior Research Chemist in Rensselaer, NY

AMRI provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
The Senior Research Scientist is an integral part of the AMRI team, contributing to our success by being an expert  synthetic organic scientist. The scientist’s principal responsibility is to effectively transfer projects to the production facility. The scientist is expected to provide significant contributions to the problems assigned, and to demonstrate an ability to solve problems.  The scientist is self-motivated and continually demonstrates initiative in handling responsibilities, and strives to do the job better.
Join our talented workforce, where a commitment to excellence and a customer focused attitude is everything. We pursue excellence because our work has the power to improve patients’ lives with the pharmaceuticals we develop and manufacture.
 
In this role, you will:
  • Explore and develop concepts for the practical preparation of a broad range of chemical intermediates and drug substances. effectively transfer projects to the production facility

  • Utilize new developments obtained from literature in the reevaluation of chemical processes and analyses presently in use at plant locations for simplifications or modification to financial advantage. Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or services.

  • Remain alert to the chemical literature especially in regard to recent developments vital to our processes and area of interest. Impart new chemical information and research techniques to junior chemical staff and manufacturing personnel

  • Utilize all available techniques and analytical instrumentation for monitoring laboratory experiments and the analysis of products effectively.

  • 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.

  • Plan and execute appropriate research techniques towards the solution of various chemical problems arising in the synthesis, analysis, development or production of chemical substances or drugs in the plant.

  • Comply with requests for synthesis and/or analysis of chemical intermediates, drugs, and potential drugs for patent protection and/or analytical standards.

Job Requirements



Qualifications and background to be successful in this role:

Required
  • Ph.D. Degree in Organic Chemistry or equivalent experience

  • Chemical Hygiene Training

  • Other pertinent training/courses

All interested applicants must apply online.  AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we value diversity and inclusiveness.  Minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity are encouraged to apply.

Shift:  Standard 8

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.