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Job Posting: Organic Chemist for SWITCH Materials

June 29, 2017

SWITCH Materials is looking for an Organic Chemist to work with their Research and Development team to support and accelerate the commercialization of products based on SWITCH’s proprietary materials. 


  • Planning multistep synthesis schemes 
  • Carrying out successful synthesis of the target product, yield optimization, data analysis, and interpretation
  • Documenting experiments and writing reports
  • Ordering materials and equipment, 
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Organizing and maintaining the organic synthesis areas of the facility
  • PhD degree in Chemistry with specialization in organic synthesis or MSc degree plus relevant laboratory experience
  • Materials chemistry background is an asset
  • Knowledge of moisture and oxygen sensitive chemistry
  • Knowledge of lithiation chemistry and various cross-coupling reactions
  • Knowledge of NMR, MS, HPLC
  • Experience with large scale reactions is an asset
This is a six month term contract position. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to with "Organic Chemist" in the subject line. In your cover letter please indicate when you would be available to start. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
For more information, please see the full job posting in the PDF below.

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