Chemist (F/M)

Bracco Suisse SA


Bracco Suisse SA is a company of the international Bracco Group (, a leader in contrast agents for medical imaging. R&D is articulated between 2 Group’s centers, in Colleretto Giacosa- Italy, next to Ivrea (CRB – Bracco Research Center) and Geneva in Switzerland (Bracco Suisse S.A.), which together form a know-how network of excellence in medical imaging.

The two centers, whose competencies are geared to continuous innovation, work on a coordinated basis and are part of the Global R&D (GR&D) function of Bracco.

For the Novel Agents department of our research center based in Geneva (Switzerland), we are looking for a :


Chemist (F/M)


  • Contribute to the chemistry laboratory activities through the preparation of peptides and lipid-peptide conjugates supporting the ongoing R&D projects


Under the responsibility of the Novel Agent Department Manager, you will have to perform the following tasks:

  • Design, plan and prepare relevant synthetic peptides using solid phase peptide synthesis (SPPS)
  • Conjugate peptide/protein ligands with PEGylated lipids
  • Develop suitable methods to analyze, purify and characterize compounds of interest
  • Formulate and characterize peptide and lipid-based delivery systems for ultrasound biomedical applications
  • Coordinate and closely interact with in-house and external CMOs teams to fulfill R&D projects requirements
  • Compile experimental results and edit scientific reports and presentations
  • Ensure the maintenance of laboratory instrumentation
  • Teamwork oriented


  • Accomplished Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, organic chemistry, or related fields
  • Strong knowledge in organic synthesis and its associated analytical characterization tools (HPLC, Mass Spectrometry, etc.)
  • Ability to provide expertise and establish experimental protocols
  • Excellent organizational, communication and writing skills (protocols and scientific reports)
  • Fluency in French & English (both oral and written) 
  • Extremely motivated, with rigorous work habits and problem-solving abilities

We offer:

  • An international company working on medicinal products with high added value
  • An extremely stimulating field of research within a highly specialized and qualified scientific environment
  • A work environment with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Flexible working hours with possibility of home office
  • A challenging job with means to succeed and possibilities for continuing education
  • Permanent contract - Full time

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