Analytical Chemistry – Almac Sciences
Almac Sciences provides drug research and development services to the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. This includes a wide range of custom synthesis services, technology and products to the pharmaceutical industry, supporting clients from drug discovery to commercialisation of new chemical entities.
Description of Area of Work
The placement will be in either the Spectroscopy Team which provides support for the API manufacturing plant, analytical development and standalone clients or the Analytical Services Team which provides contract services to external clients and analytical support for Almac Clinical Services.
Structure/Purpose of Placement
Based in the Analytical Department placement students may gain experience in many analytical techniques, including but not limited to HPLC, GC, IC, LC-MS, GC-MS, MS, NMR, FTIR and UV. A formal training program will ensure that the appropriate theoretical understanding and practical competency in the various analytical techniques is achieved. Training in GMP procedures will be provided and the placement student will be responsible for ensuring that all analyses and associated tasks are performed in accordance with Almac Sciences quality policies and procedures.
Projects to be Worked on
Routine analysis and method development for both internal and external clients in line with business requirements.