CV, Bilingual Analytical Chemist Seeking Work Internationally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 24020

Skills keywords: analytical chemist, environmental chemist, geochemist, lab technicien, researcher
Short Bio:

I have graduated from Tshwane University of Technology in 2012 (Mtech) in South Africa and currently completing a Dtech in chemistry project consisting of determining metal pollution at old mine sites. I have working knowledge of method validation, quality control, statistical analysis I am currently working as a part time lecturer in Chemistry. I have hands-on knowledge of analytical instruments. I am an English French bilingual ready to relocated...

Current location: chemistry lecturer/researcher - View on map
Nationality: Ivorian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  education and training, multilingual
Spoken languages: english, french
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, the, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, nigeria, Niue, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo

Career Summary

– Current manager of WASALINK (Pty) Ltd

– Current part time chemistry lecturer at TUT Arcadia campus

– Researcher at TUT department of chemistry: Assessment of Pb, Zn and Cu pollution of soils at old mine sites and orchards using FP-XRF, ICP-OES and ICP-MS
(from 2012 and ongoing).

– Honours (BED) chemistry lecturer, RSA 2013 (TUT Soshanguve campus)

– Demonstrator, UNISA inorganic chemistry practical exam
(November 2012)

– Student assistant at TUT

– Researcher at TUT: Purification of phenylpropanoids using CC, CCC and HPLC RSA, 2009-2011 (Analytical chemistry)

– Teacher of natural science and Physical science, College Sainte Therese. Abidjan (RCI)
(1997 – 2008).

– Chemist, production manager (Cosmetics) Abidjan (RCI)

– Medical laboratory technician

Conference Presentations

Oral presentation analytika 2014 Parys (RSA): Assessment of lead pollution at the old Edendale mine ( Using FP_XRF) Mamelodi, Pretoria (RSA). Oyourou J., Prof McCrindle., Prof Combrinck S., Dr Fourie C. Analytika 2014, Parys, RSA.

Poster presentation: Determination and antifungal activity of verbascoside from members of the verbenaceae family. Oyourou, J., Prof Combrinck S., Dr Regnier, T., Prof Marston, A. 4th SEANAC conference, Mozambique from 9th to 12th July 2012

Orale Presentation: Purification of verbascoside using column chromatography and countercurrent chromatography. Prof Combrinck, Oyourou, J., S., Dr Regnier, T., Prof Marston, A. 59th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research. 4th-9th September 2011, Antalya, Turkey

Poster presentation: Purification of verbascoside using column chromatography and countercurrent chromatography. Oyourou, J., Prof Combrinck, S., Dr Regnier, T., Prof Marston, A., 2010. Analitika conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2010.

Published Articles: Purification, stability and antifungal activity of verbascoside from Lippia javanica and camara leaf extracts. Oyourou, J., Prof Combrinck S., Dr Regnier, T., Prof Marston A. Industrial Crops and products, 2013

Training & Workshops

– ICP-MS workshops (Chemetrix, Gallagher 2011, 2012 triple quadruples)

– Sample preparation workshop, Agilent, SEANAC (Maputo 2012)

– Sample Preparation “Tips and Tricks” Agilent (Johannesburg 2011)

– First Aid certificate (South Africa First Aid League. TUT, 2010. RSA)

– Laboratory Safety and Chemical Grade (Terry Nelson, Merck Chemicals), TUT, 2010

– Safety, health and environment (SHE) representative Certificate (TUT, 2010)

– ICP-OES Certificate (TUT. 2009)

– Elisa plate reader (Molecular device) training ( TUT, 2010)

– Spectrophotometer (UV/Vis, TUT 2009)

– HPLC training (Prof Sandra Combrinck, Andre Schiffer, TUT. 2009, RSA)

– GC Seminar (Kory Kelly, Phenomenex, University of Pretoria, 2009, RSA)

– CCC Development (Prof Andrew Marston, University of Free State (Bloemfontein), 2009, RSA

– CC training (TUT, August 2009,RSA)


– DTech (In progress) Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). Pretoria (RSA).

– Mtech chemistry (June 2012, TUT). Pretoria (RSA).

– Research methodology subject (November 2010, TUT) Pretoria (RSA)

– High certificate in mineral chemistry (Hons). University of Abidjan-Cocody November 1993 (Republic of Cote d’Ivoire)

– Bachelor of Science (BSc) Chemistry. University of Abidjan-Cocody(RCI) November 1993 (RCI)

– Diploma of Science study in Biology, Geology and Chemistry University of Abidjan Cocody, January 1991 (RCI)

– Nation school of medical laboratory technicians (1987-1988; Abidjan cote d’Ivoire).

– Baccalaureat (Matric) (Mathematics and biology) July 1987, Divo, (RCI)