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Scale Up Chemist - Nanoparticles - Oxon

My clients are an early stage company developing next-generation displays.

Its founders are leading UK scientists and it has recently assured a funding round from established tech investors.

Applications are invited for an experienced Scale Up Chemist - Nanoparticles.

This important hands-on role will report directly to the VP Engineering.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the scale-up production of proprietary nanocrystals.

You will be part of a new and highly skilled team developing materials and processes which have not been done before.

You will be located in brand new custom designed offices and laboratories.

This Scale Up Chemist - Nanoparticles role is commutable from Thame, Abingdon, Kidlington, Oxford, Witney, Bicester, Charlbury, Eynsham, Wallingford.

Activity leader for the scaling up of nanocrystals syntheses.
Optimisation of production processes and setting up appropriate methods and tools.
Procurement of precursor materials and coordination with external contractors.
Setting up appropriate characterisation processes for products and intermediates.
Supervision of laboratory technicians / junior chemists.


The role would be ideally suited to candidates who can demonstrate:

PhD in chemistry, materials science or related discipline and/or established experience in similar position in industry.
Expertise with up-scaling of synthetic process.
Knowledge of colloidal chemistry, surface chemistry and nanoparticles synthesis.
Familiarity with dispersion and formulation of inks.
Familiarity with standard film deposition techniques and photolithography.
Good interpersonal and communications skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.
Dynamic, creative, motivated, and committed to continuous learning.

The following experience is desirable:
Substantial experience in a commercial R&D entity.
Experience with industrial synthesis of nanoparticles.
Expertise in manufacturing processes and QC/QA processes.

Salary up to c£65k for a very well-matched candidate with extensive relevant experience, plus tax efficient share options.

To apply for this Scale Up Chemist - Nanoparticles role in Oxfordshire please contact  us ASAP!

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive salary plus benefits inc. share options
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Science
  • Recruiter: Blue Marble Recruitment Limited
  • Contact: Andy Grant
  • Tel: 07720 841 444
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: CSUP-3424686-AG
  • Posted: 2022-03-04 19:04:53 -

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