Solution-state NMR vacancy at AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca are seeking to recruit a solution-state NMR spectroscopy expert at their Macclesfield Campus, UK.

You will be part of a team of NMR specialists providing advanced solution-state NMR spectroscopy support to AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, with a focus on the application of solution-state NMR to the development of pharmaceutical products. We would like you to provide scientific contribution which impacts across all development projects, which may include small and medium sized molecules (e.g. oligonucleotides or peptides). You will help to drive the development of solution-state NMR spectroscopy by identifying, championing and developing new scientific ideas and ways of working. We would like you to provide scientific training or technical mentoring to scientists to enable them to optimally meet their project objectives.

  • PhD in NMR spectroscopy
  • You will have a reputation for creativity and expertise in developing solution-state NMR methodologies.
  • Postgraduate industrial experience, typically in pharmaceutical R&D.
  • We would like you to have a validated ability to solve complex scientific problems.
  • You will have significant experience in the advanced operation of Bruker solution-state NMR spectrometers.
  • You will have experience of technical supervision, coaching and mentoring or leading small teams of people or scientific projects.
  • You will have evidence of good communication skills and of building good relationships with customers.


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