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Principal Scientist - Chemistry

Opportunity for an experienced to Chemist to help tackle some of the biggest problems in our environmental & food systems!



  • Demonstrable experience in any of the following sectors - Agrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
  • In depth knowledge of chemical syntheses and SAR against bio targets
  • Data savvy, with skills in data interpretation and visualisation.



Our ability to produce food on a global scale is dependent on the use of various plant treatment and weed control solutions and chemical products. The use of many environmentally harmful chemicals is now being phased out, which is great news for the health of our planet... but poses massive challenges for the future of our food systems and food production.

This company, growing rapidly due to significant backing, is on a mission to tackle these challenges by discovering and developing new, novel and environmentally friendly modes of action for crop and weed treatment solutions.

As they grow, they are seeking a Principal Scientist specialising in Chemistry to play a key role in helping them to deliver new agrochemical products that are fit for commercialisation.

Specific expertise in the Agriculture and/or AgroChemicals sector is not a requirement (although it would be a bonus!) - and those with transferrable skills, particularly from domain experience in the Pharma or Biotechnology space, are encouraged to apply!

For an opportunity to showcase your skills in a way that could lead to positive impacts on the environment, our planet and ability to successfully feed a growing global population, get in touch now to learn more!

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000

Closing Date:

Industry: Agri & Environmental Sciences

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

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Location: Oxford, UK

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