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Requisition Number 18-0293
Post Date 9/25/2018
Title Scientist, Organic Synthesis
Employment Type Full Time Regular
City St. Louis
State MO

EAG Laboratories is looking for a Synthetic Organic Chemist to join our St. Louis lab. At EAG, you will be part of a diverse team of research chemists and scientists responsible for chemical analysis and formulation support. Our chemical testing lab offers deformulation (reverse engineering), contaminant identification, custom synthesis of small organic molecules, failure analysis, litigation support and expert witness services.

In this position, the individual must be able to perform the following:

  • Demonstrate competency with synthetic laboratory work.
  • Working knowledge of techniques to operate instrumentation and interpret data for characterization (NMR, IR, LC/MS, GC/MS).
  • Write basic scientific reports capturing laboratory activities, specifications, and performance evaluations.
  • Able to follow directions from management and/or experienced scientists.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with firm deadlines.
  • Maintain equipment and instrumentation and troubleshoot problems when necessary.
  • Write standard operating procedures and demonstrate the ability to follow procedures.
  • Work effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to communicate constructively with other scientists and managers.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry with focus on organic synthesis and 2 years of post-academic work experience as a synthetic chemist is preferred  Or Masters degree in chemistry in 5 years of post-academic work experience as a synthetic chemist.
  • The following experiences are required:  multiple steps synthesis, chromatographic purifications, interpretation of spectra data, development of synthetic routes.
  • Hands on experience with analytical instrumentation: NMR, FTIR, HPLC, LC/MS, GC and GC/MS for the purpose of confirming the identity of synthetic products.


EAG is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and comprehensive workforce on the basis of merit and experience. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

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