Aquafortus
  • 01-May-2020 to Until Filled (NZST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • Contract

 

Organic Chemist (with Analytical Chemistry)

Global industry extracts trillions of litres of water each day using current technology, consuming enormous amounts of energy in the process.

Aquafortus is an emerging technology company poised to disrupt the industry and is at the forefront of research, development, and deployment of high recovery industrial water remediation technologies. Our facility is based at Airport Oaks, Auckland. http://www.aquafortus.com/

We are currently looking for an Organic Chemist with strong analytical chemistry skills to join our Chemistry team.  This is primarily a lab-based role accountable to investigate the company's current chemistry and research and development for the filing of patents.  The role will also include creating and operating working analytical methods for use in the development of the company's products and processes relating to the company's novel chemical technology.  This position will work with and report to the CTO and Lab Manager.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Masters or Ph.D. in the field of organic or analytical chemistry with a minimum of two years' post-academic work experience as an organic chemist.
  • Experience in LCMS, GC-MS, and FTIR.
  • Strong ability in analysing NMR, IR, and MS data.
  • A strong background in reaction mechanisms.
  • Familiar with analytical method development.
  • A passionate R&D and application focus, critical thinking capability, and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment.
  • a propensity to learn, pick up new skills, and be adaptable and resourceful. 
  • Team player with excellent English written and oral communication skills for preparation and presentation of reports.

This position is an initial six month fixed-term contract. If this sounds like you, please apply

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