Postdoctoral Research Chemist (m/f/d)

Temporary, Full-time · Dortmund

Job Description
We are seeking highly skilled and motivated Postdocs with a broad knowledge of synthetic chemistry, to join our international team. The successful candidate will work full-time in the lab, and synthesize, purify and characterize compounds under the supervision of a group leader.
What you can expect
  • As a talented Postdoc you will carry out the synthesis of organic or metal-organic compounds. 
  • You exhibit a high-level of safety awareness and conduct safe lab operations.
  • You apply your broad knowledge in solving standard chemistry problems.
  • You are open to guidance on complex chemistry problems from a senior team member or supervisor.
  • You are a fast learner, technically proficient, think independently and exercise sound judgment related to your experience.
  • You are practiced in documenting your experiments and results in a lab journal.
  • You are accustomed to submitting detailed and regular reports about your Projects to your supervisor or team.
  • You are experienced in professionally presenting your scientific results and observations
  • You have participated and or presented in scientific conferences and meetings
  • You are competent in handling standard laboratory equipment and developing innovative approaches for achieving specific objectives within the project framework.
What we expect
  • A PhD in organic chemistry
  • Earlier Postdoctoral or industrial experience is a big plus
  • Proven ability in successful compound synthesis, troubleshooting problematic routes and delivering required compounds in suitable yield and purity.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in chemistry related software.
  • You have accumulated experience in multi-stage linear synthesis including processing, separation and analysis. 
  • You can analyze and identify compounds using a good range of modern separation and spectroscopic techniques, like interpretation of TLC, HPLC, polarimetry, IR, and NMR spectra of moderate complexity.
  • You have good English communication skills.
What we offer
  • An open, multicultural fast-paced environment where your innovative skills are rapidly trained.
  • We provide cutting-edge technology in our laboratories, digitalized project management software and a team-driven atmosphere, to accelerate your achievements.
Interested applicants should apply via our application portal along with cover letter, full resume with publication list, detailed description of research experience like manuscripts, abstracts or presentations and certificates of education.

Further ​information about Taros: 
About us
We are a successfully growing company for more than 20 years in the field of innovative chemical-technical oriented services at the attractive location "TechnologieZentrumDortmund"(TZDO). We market our services globally.

A position at Taros is unlike any other you may have experienced before. Our work is exciting, challenging and innovative and requires excellent skills and competencies, whether you are a career starter or an experienced expert.

We are looking for talents of all educational backgrounds and nationalities (by the way, we currently have 13 nationalities in-house) to contribute to our continued success with their unique expertise, passion and sincere commitment. By joining Taros, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a wide variety of projects while helping to shape and drive the future of our company.
We are looking forward to meeting you!
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