update 1 month ago
Chemistry Researcher: Polymers Synthesis F/M
  • Ref: CHCHIMIE/2021/03/WEB
Company presentation

Adocia is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in the development of innovative formulations of already-approved therapeutic proteins. Adocia's insulin formulation portfolio, featuring six clinical-stage products and one preclinical product, is among the largest and most differentiated in the industry.

Your mission

ADOCIA is recruiting for its Chemistry department in Lyon :


Your mission will consist in synthetising and developing new pharmaceutical excipients for the formulation of therapeutical proteins used in the treatment of chronic diseases.

Within a 130-person multidisciplinary team, you will be responsible for designing, synthetising, and characterising new organic components (polymers or molecules) for pharmaceutical use. This research mission will be combined with a mission of optimisation and development of processes for these new excipients to be evaluated in preclinical and reglementary studies. You will lead a team of experienced technicians and will be working with all of the company departments.

Expected profile

Along with a PhD in chemistry, you have the following skills:

  • an experience in the synthesis of water-soluble polymers and/or in peptide synthesis;
  • substantial knowledge in organic chemistry bordering biology and/or physical chemistry;
  • an experience in the development of industry standardisation synthesis processes would be an advantage;
  • good knowledge of common analytical techniques: RMN, RP-HPLC, SE-HPLC, LC-MS;
  • easiness and taste for laboratory work;
  • good knowledge of English (written and spoken);
  • good computer skills;
  • good writing skills confirmed by various publications (articles, patents) of your previous work;
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a taste for teamwork.

You have one or more year of research experience abroad.

Passionate about Science and Innovation, you are curious, creative, optimistic, and active when faced with challenges. You are versatile and have a strong team spirit. Working in an industrial, competitive, and promising sector motivates you.  

Adocia promotes excellence to become the main partner of leading pharmaceutical companies specialising in innovative treatments for chronic diseases.

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