Associate Scientist - Hyderabad, Telangana, India - Aragen Life Sciences

Deepika Kaur

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  • Hyderabad, India


  • Chemistry Solutions


This role is responsible for client projects by route designing and synthesis of molecules as per client specifications, independently or through supervision of a team of chemist.


Set-up and execute reactions for synthesis of target moleculesUnderstand the project requirements and deliverables from manager as specified by the client
Understand the reaction protocol and search literature as requiredEfficiently delegate work and monitor team members for effective planning, execution and delivery
Understand and discuss the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) with team membersIdentify and mitigate any potential safety risk with the help of supervisor
Plan and execute reactions with proper reagents and equipment (glassware, stirrers, vacuum pumps etc.) maintaining specified conditions (temperature, pressure etc.), with optimum usage and minimum wastageEnsure parallel execution of multiple reactions
Monitor the reaction by observing progress by using analytical techniquesIdentify and execute appropriate workup and purification technique to produce an intermediary / final compound of desired quality
Analyze analytical data, evaluate and interpret results from the synthesis and reportMeet productivity benchmarks on number of reactions / number of steps / number of compounds / quality / compounds purity / project timelines**-
Improve delivery efficiency and quality through project managementSupport project manager in finalizing the estimation of the project by identifying relevant literature, proposing appropriate synthetic route/ reaction design and by assessing project risks and challenges
Prepare weekly / monthly/ final reports as required
Ensure safety at work through enforcement of good laboratory practicesFollow safety and quality systems in the labs
Maintenance and usage of equipment/apparatus/instruments as per SOPs and general housekeeping norms

Maintain records, data integrity and IP confidentialityDocument reactions executed, research findings/ observations accurately in lab note books as per client requirements to ensure data integrity
Maintain strict IP confidentiality and adhere to all related policiesTo prepare final reports as required
Identify and report non-compliance of LNB guidelines update by junior team members

Ensure high morale and skill development of team:

Improve knowledge of organic chemistry (particularly synthesis) / Analytical techniques etc. through ono on one discussions with supervisor/ regular classroom trainings/ project trainings/ further education programs etc.Guiding a teams of chemists to meet productivity/ quality targets.
Train and develop team members, regularly review their performance

Functional/ Technical Skills
Knowledge of Chemistry & ExecutionKnowledge of Safety Protocols
Knowledge of IP & Confidentiality and Data IntegrityAbility to conduct cost benefit analysis and optimum usage of resources**
Required Educational Qualification & Relevant experience

Msc (Organic/ Medicinal Chemistry) with - 5 years of relevant experience


D. / PDF (Organic/ Medicinal Chemistry) with - 3 years of relevant experience

**Additional Requirements

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