F3 Capital Humain is currently recruiting a Research Associate (Chemistry) for one of it's biopharmaceutical client in St-Laurent.

Our client, a synthetic chemistry and biology CRO, is expanding and looking for candidates to fill research positions in its facilities in Saint-Laurent.

Our client is seeking a highly motivated entry-level synthetic organic or medicinal chemist to join our established team working on a variety of programs including hit-to-lead development, lead optimization, route scouting and compound scale-up. The ideal candidate is expected to have experience in modern organic synthesis with good laboratory skills and high productivity. Key aspects of the role are being able to work within a team structure, propose and execute synthetic routes and engage in troubleshooting exercises when needed.


  • Utilize modern synthetic strategies to design and execute synthesis of target molecules.

  • Isolate and purify compounds by flash chromatography, HPLC, and other methods.

  • Confirm identities of synthesized molecules by NMR, MS, and other relevant techniques.

  • Research current literature to formulate synthetic and medicinal chemistry strategies.

  • Evaluate and implement new reactions, techniques and technologies to advance the projects.

  • Accurately document experiments and results in laboratory notebooks in a timely fashion.

  • Maintain a safe and productive laboratory environment.


  • MSc or PhD in Organic, Bio-organic or Medicinal Chemistry

  • 1-2 years industry experience preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of and experience in current synthetic methods.

  • Expertise in isolation and purification techniques such as flash chromatography and HPLC as well as modern analytical techniques such as NMR and LCMS.

  • Knowledge of good laboratory and safety practices.

  • Excellent written, organizational and documentation skills.

  • Ability to communicate progress effectively with colleagues and managers.

  • Proactive with strong interpersonal skills; able to thrive in a team-based environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and creatively problem solve.


  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Annual bonus incentive plan

  • Health and Dental care

  • Disability and Life insurance

  • Group RRSP (employer's matching program)

  • Casual dress code

  • Flexible schedule (Monday to Friday)

  • On-site free parking


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