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Medicinal Chemist (Position Filled)

Seeking a highly motivated, experienced synthetic organic chemist to contribute to the identification

and development of novel small-molecule drugs Establish and manage interactions with contract

research organizations (CRO) to enable the preparation of compounds for preclinical evaluation.

  • Perform work to support lead generation and lead optimization programs by preparing novel
    building blocks and key intermediates.
  • Work independently, use databases and information tools to keep current with medicinal
    ​chemistry trends and contribute to patent applications and publications.
  • Propose and perform independent research directed toward drug discovery.


Requirements

  • PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry with more than 3 years experience in chemistry or drug discovery. 
  • Demonstrated record of productivity in organic or medicinal chemistry research as evidenced by publications and/or patents. 
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with a wide range of techniques in synthesis, purification, and spectroscopic characterization of novel compounds (NMR, LC-MS, HPLC etc.). 
  • Experience using the concepts and tools of structure-based drug design and chemical database searching highly desired. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills facing the challenges in organic chemistry and/or drug discovery industry. 
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated, team-oriented, with outstanding oral and written communication skills. 
  • No visa sponsorship is available.
  • No relocation package is available.
  • temperature to hire.​