Analytical Chemist/ Senior Analytical Chemist

Why risk a polymer when you can use an Exactymer?

Exactmer is a fast-growing Life Sciences business dedicated to producing precision polymeric molecules with our patented Nanostar Sieving Technology. Using this disruptive new platform, we are creating exquisite synthetic and biological polymers, including oligonucleotides and mono-disperse polyethylene glycols (PEGs), ADC linkers, peptides and more…most of them bound for use in medicines that enhance patient quality of life.

London-based, we are in a rapid phase of growth and are searching for a self-starting, dynamic, flexible and committed individual to join our team. We are seeking an outstanding analytical chemist to work on creating long-term value for the business through delivering high quality analysis of oligonucleotides and other polymers.

You will deal with the purification and analysis of oligonucleotides, including chemically modified oligos, PEGs and other polymers using UPLC-MS, HPLC, NMR and other techniques, including developing new methods for ever-improving detailed analysis. Excellent recordkeeping and adherence to safety codes and protocols are essential. Overall, you need to be flexible and ready to grow your skills and experience as the company grows and our technology evolves.

Candidates should have a chemistry PhD with substantial analytical experience, and a desire to learn fast and tackle many different aspects of creating a new technology and new products. Experience would be a bonus and we are open to candidates at different career stages. We offer attractive remuneration package. To find out more, contact Andrew Livingston on To apply, send Andrew your 2-page CV and a letter covering your background and interest in this role. We will be continuously reviewing applicants but prefer applications as soon as possible.