SENIOR ANALYTICAL CHEMIST, TEAM LEADER COPENHAGEN (DENMARK) (Job Id EV1610-01)
SENIOR ANALYTICAL CHEMIST, TEAM LEADER – COPENHAGEN (DENMARK) (Job Id EV1610-01)
Nature contains a treasure trove of ingredients that can improve health, wellness and nutrition. Most of these ingredients have issues. By combining modern genetics with traditional brewing Evolva can solve these issues and produce a vast array of these ingredients in a sustainable, ethical and economical way. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, with operations in Denmark, the UK, India and the US, Evolva is a business-to-business ingredient developer-producer that believes fully in corporate transparency, public engagement, and responsible research & innovation.
More information on our approach to work life can be found on our website: http://www.evolva.com/who-we-are/.
Job Description and Responsibilities:
We seek a motivated hands-on Senior Analytical Chemist, Team Leader for our labs in Copenhagen.
You will supervise a team of about 4 scientists
You will be in charge of implementing LC-UV, LC-MS and GC-MS quantitative and qualitative methodologies (instrumental part, data processing and interpretation) in order to support Evolva running projects.
You will ensure smooth operations of the group and you are expected to identify, propose and implement further optimizations of current workflows.
You will interact with the Project Leaders and scientists in charge of strain engineering and fermentation and you will have the responsibility of providing state-of-the-art analytical chemistry support to the project teams in a fast and efficient manner.
You will pro-actively propose new approaches to tackle analytical challenges i.e. for the detection of difficult compounds, identifying unknown metabolites and, in general, how to best support strain engineering activities.
You might interact with external partners for Analytical Chemistry related tasks (i.e. method transfer, cross-validation, troubleshooting, etc.).
Maintenance and troubleshooting of the instruments is part of your daily work.
Ideal Candidate Possesses:
MSc. or PhD in analytical chemistry or related disciplines.
10+ years of relevant industrial experience.
Solid technical experience in HPLC/UPLC-MS and/or GC-MS.
Solid experience in development and validation of quantitative methodologies.
Experience in analysis of yeast or other microbial metabolites is an advantage.
Experience in strain engineering analytical support is an advantage.
Excellent English (oral and written).
As a person, you are enthusiastic, resourceful, flexible and hard-working and have a genuine interest in carrying out high quality research & development and learning new competencies. You enjoy problem solving and can cope with rapid changes in priorities. You have good interpersonal and communication skills.
We would like you to start as soon as possible.
Location and Compensation:
Copenhagen. Competitive biotech industry package.
To apply submit your application online at http://www.evolva.com/join-us/.
Application deadline: November 30, 2016
Please note: Applications received from recruiters and other consultants will only be accepted and evaluated if upon the time of submission the recruiter/consultant has entered into a specific agreement with Evolva concerning such submissions.