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1. Research & Development Chemist

Full time

Location:  Winnipeg, Canada

Exigence Technologies is in search of a driven chemist for a multifaceted research and development role with our team based out of Winnipeg, Canada. This person will be experienced in organic chemistry and be capable of applying fundamental principles across a variety of scientific disciplines. In other words, be able to use your knowledge in areas outside of your comfort zone.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Organic synthesis of Exigence Technologies proprietary and patented structures.
  • Analytical analysis and purity verification of internally synthesized and supplier provided compounds.
  • Develop quality control plans for determining the difference between side products/impurities and target compounds.
  • Technical reports and interrogation of supplier provided data packages. Develop SOP’s, status reports and presentations.
  • Perform laboratory equipment cleaning, verification and calibration where required.
  • Seek out ideas for continuous improvement of processes and general lab operations and ensuring a safe laboratory environment is maintained.
  • Research current developments in the target areas of our technology.
  • Assist in the development of intellectual property and patent filings.
  • Provide insight into the behaviours of Exigence Technologies proprietary and patented structures.
  • Participate in scale-up projects and work with the Senior Scientist to successfully transfer knowledge to toll manufactures.
  • Present technical updates to management and team members on a periodic basis, communicate technical information in a clear and succinct manner.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to transfer fundamental scientific knowledge into scalable synthesis routes. That includes ability to design new organic compounds after reading scientific publications and patents.
  • Must be a team player and highly organized with a work style that exercises attention to detail.
  • Comfortable in coaching and interacting with colleagues to build an effective and safe working environment.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute synthesis routes, construct reaction schemes and plan material usage.
  • An applied understanding of N-halamine chemistry is a strong asset.
  • Experience in quaternization reactions is a strong asset.
  • Experience in scaling up reactions is desired.
  • Must have experience with performing NMR experiments and interpretation.
  • Must be able to run HPLC experiments, specify experimental conditions and machine settings.
  • Superior English language skills required.

Education & Experience:

  • PhD in Organic Chemistry, Chemistry, Material Engineering, or other relevant disciplines or equivalent combination of education and relevant industry experience. New PhD graduates may be considered.
  • Knowledge of organic synthesis, purification and analysis is essential.
  • Understanding of polymer synthesis is a strong asset
  • Process chemistry experience in a strong asset
  • Familiarity with chemical regulatory testing is an asset.

To apply, please forward your cover letter and resume, along with three references to:


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