MSc Chemistry Research Associate Position Vacant @ GVK Bio

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GVK BIO, a leading Contract Research & Development Organization – CRDO that services the global Biopharma industry; is headquartered in Hyderabad, India with operations in four sites including California, USA. Established in 2001, GVK BIO has over 16 years of rich experience across the Research and Development value chain with a focus on speed and quality. Our team of over 2000 highly qualified scientists, backed by well-defined and scalable processes, modern facilities and a strong customer-centric partnering approach, focus on bringing our customers’ products to market. We partner with reputed global academic institutions and research laboratories to find efficient, cost-effective and innovative solutions to their Research and Development challenges

Job Title  Research Associate

Location :  Hyderabad

Candidate Profile Qualification : M.Sc. (Organic/ MedicinalChemistry)

Experience : 1-4years of relevant experience

Scope of the Role : This position is responsible for executing chemical reactions to synthesize required quantities ofmolecules/ compoundsas per client specifications using efficient route and techniques.

Job Role & Responsibilities:

Set-upand execute reactions for synthesis of target molecules:

  • Understand the project requirements and deliverables from supervisor/ manager, as specified by the client
  • Understand the reaction protocol and search literature as required
  • Comprehend and discuss the MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) with supervisor/ team members
  • Identify and mitigate any potential safety risk with the help of supervisor
  • Plan and execute reactions independently with proper reagents and equipment (glassware, stirrers, vacuum pumps etc.) maintaining specified conditions (temperature, pressure etc.), with optimum usage and minimum wastage
  • Ensure parallel execution of multiple reactions conducted both by self and the team
  • Monitor progress of the reactions by using standard methods and analytical techniques
  • Identify and execute appropriate workup and purification technique to produce an intermediate/ final compound of desired quality
  • Analyze analytical data, comprehend results and identify the issues
  • Meet productivity benchmarks on number of reactions/ number of steps/ number of compounds/ quantity/ compound purity/ project timelines

Ensure safety at work through enforcement of good laboratory practices:

  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines in the labs
  • Maintenance and usage of equipment/apparatus/instruments as per SOPs

Maintain records, data integrity and IP confidentiality:

  • Document reactions, 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 policies
  • Compile required experimental data to prepare final reports

Ensure skill development of self:

  • Improve knowledge of organic chemistry (particularly synthesis)/ Analytical techniques etc.
    through one on one discussion with supervisor/ regular classroom trainings/ project trainings/ further educational programs etc.

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