Lab Technician

Job Definition and Tasks

  • Independent planning and execution of synthetic standard procedures under the guidance of a laboratory manager
  • Documentation and logging of synthetic procedures and analysis data
  • Qualification and monitoring of laboratory equipment (general laboratory activities)
  • Support for the creation of plans, reports and standard operating procedures (SOP) as well as Excel validations
  • As a talented Research Chemist at Taros, you will be responsible for carrying out and coordinating the synthesis of organic or metal-organic compounds.
  • You will either work independently to lead group projects or be responsible for sections of projects in a team.
  • You are able to exhibit a high level of safety awareness and conduct safe lab operations.
  • You are able to apply your broad knowledge in solving standard chemistry problems without supervision.
  • You are open to guidance on sophisticated chemistry problems from a senior team member or supervisor.
  • You are a fast learner, technically proficient, think independently and exercise sound judgment related to your experience.
  • You are practiced in documenting your experiments and results in a lab journal.
  • You are accustomed to submitting detailed and regular reports about your Projects to your supervisor or team.
  • You are experienced in professionally presenting your scientific results and observations.
  • You have already participated and/or presented in scientific conferences and meetings.
  • You are competent in handling standard laboratory equipment and developing innovative approaches for achieving specific objectives within the project framework.
  • You can independently evaluate the merit of scientific techniques and procedures in solving problems based on your literature research.
  • You have excellent time-management skills to run parallel projects and meet deadlines.

Your Profile

  • Completed training as a chemical engineer, MSc chemistry, CTA or PTA, with several years of synthesis experience or a natural sciences degree (eg chemistry engineer) with strong practical orientation (focus on organic synthesis)
  • Initial experience within an organic laboratory
  • Expertise with synthetic standard methods (e.g. dealing with Schlenk line, extraction, distillation, crystallization, etc.)
  • Correct management of laboratory journals (electronic version)
  • Good technical understanding in handling analytical devices (e.g., HPLC-MS, uHPLC-MS, GC-MS, etc.)
  • Joy of analytical thinking and good observation
  • Independent and reliable operation as well as active communication within a working group
  • Good English skills and a good working relationship with MS Office and Chemstation

Our offer

We offer a challenging and dynamic multi-cultural environment with a competitive salary matching your qualifications and experience. To complete your application, please send a cover letter, CV, your previous employer/s’ letter of recommendation and all relevant educational certificates to

Shift work is required changing every two weeks (only Monday to Friday from 07:30 am – 4:00 pm or 1:30 pm – 10 pm). There is no weekend or night shift.

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