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Title Synthetic Chemist
City Billerica
State MA
Description This position is with E Ink’s Research and Advanced Development Team.
Responsibilities • Synthesize key small molecule and polymeric raw material intermediates
• Optimize and finalize synthetic protocols to deliver desired targets in a cost-effective and reliable manner
• Assist senior technical staff in transitioning finalized synthetic procedures to toll manufacturer(s) for large scale production
Qualifications • BS/BA in Chemistry with 0-3 years’ experience
• Strong synthetic organic chemistry background and practical skills
• Hands-on experience carrying out the synthesis, purification and characterization of organic compounds using standard laboratory techniques including distillation, filtration, extraction, and chromatography
• Ability to work with 1 g – 1 kg scale
• Familiarity handling air- and moisture-sensitive materials
• Fundamental knowledge of organic reaction mechanisms, mass balances, scientific calculations for chemical preparations and quantification of chemical components
• Experience with analytical equipment and methods, such as NMR, FTIR, GC, GC/MS and HPLC techniques
• Demonstrated ability to maintain a laboratory notebook with experimental plans and results, scientific observations, and equipment design concepts
• Effective oral and written communication skills

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