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Post-doctoral fellowship (12 months) in Organic Chemistry (m/f)

  • Lyon (Rhône)
  • Chimie / Biologie / Agronomie

Description de l'offre

Post-doctoral fellowship (12 months) in Organic Chemistry (m/f)

The Crop Science Division of Bayer ( http://www.cropscience.bayer.com/ ) is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, the Crop Science Division has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications.

In the frame of the collaboration between Bayer and Citrus Research and Development Foundation ( https://media.bayer.com/baynews/baynews.nsf/id/Bayer-Citrus-Research-Development-Foundation-solutions-against-Citrus-Greening ) to fight against citrus greening disease, we are looking for an enthusiastic organic chemist.

Your tasks and responsibilities

• Design of multi-step organic syntheses towards innovative bioactive Small Molecules (mainly Heterocyclic Chemistry)

• Develop, implement and carry out the syntheses in a time- and resource-efficient way, using state-of-the-art laboratory-scale methodologies (use of classical and parallel synthesis tools) to provide target molecules in high purity to our biological screening

• Implement and monitor the progress of the agreed programs and give regular progress reports. Ensure detailed and accurate documentation of research results (lab journal and reports)

• Be part of an international research project team in an innovative environment and actively contribute to project meetings

• Lead a chemistry laboratory with 1-2 co-workers

• Ensure high safety standards and compliant actions, always taking into account laws, regulations and directives

Who you are

• You are an organic chemist (PhD or comparable education) preferably with a postdoctoral experience (academic or industrial)

• You have an excellent knowledge of theoretical and practical organic chemistry (synthesis, purification and analysis)

• You display a high enthusiasm for organic chemistry and passion for research with a strong interest for agro-chemistry and/or life sciences

• You have a good command of English; a basic knowledge in French is appreciated

• You are a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• You are skilled in team management

Additional information

Location :Lyon (La Dargoire), France

Contract : Fixed-term contract, CDD

Start : June/July 2019

Duration : 12 months


Applications for this position (cover letter, CV & recommendations) should be sent via www.carriere.bayer.fr


Crop Science


France : Rhône : Lyon

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Chemical R&D

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