Oxeltis recruits a research associate analytical chemistry

Position:  Research Associate Analytical Chemistry (MSc.)

Supervisor: Medicinal Chemistry Director

Site: Montpellier, France 

Duration: Fix term contract 18 months.

Starting date: July 2024

Job Description

The Research Associate in Analytical Chemistry will work independently within the medicinal chemistry group and will be responsible for the purification of complex small molecules (heterocyclic molecules, nucleos(t)ides, sugars, short peptides, etc.) synthesized by Oxeltis group of chemists. He/she will develop analytical methods, assume first level maintenance and organize preventive/curative maintenance of all chromatographic systems (flash chromatography, HPLC, LC/MS, prep HPLC) accordingly to the QMS in place (ISO 9001). He/She will take part to new instrumentation selection and purchase.


The successful candidate should hold a MSc. in analytical chemistry. He/she must be familiar with modern purification and analytical techniques (experience in SFC is an asset) Previous experience in a pharma/biotech or service company within an analytic team (min. 2-4 years) as well as knowledge of MassHunter software is desired. The candidate is expected to have strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrate high productivity. He/she must be fluent in French.

Oxeltis is a service company in medicinal chemistry and custom synthesis created by researchers and former managers from the pharmaceutical industry (www.oxeltis.com). The company specializes in the chemistry of nucleos(t)ides, heterocycles, macrocycles and peptides. Oxeltis service activities are progressing, and the company has functional and well-equipped labs on the site of Euromedicine in Montpellier-France. Oxeltis offers benefits including competitive salary, pension and health care.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter by email to “contact@oxeltis.com”.