Group Leader - Medicinal Chemist

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader


We currently have exciting opportunity for an experienced Medicinal Chemist to join an award-winning Drug Discovery company in the East Midlands.


The role:

As a Group Leader you will manage a team of synthetic chemists taking the lead on client drug discovery projects ensuring all project time lines are met.


Duties include:


  • Design and develop new synthetic routes and perform synthesis of agreed target molecules.
  • Lead a team of Synthetic Chemists supporting drug discovery projects.
  • Design and carry out experiments using standard laboratory techniques.
  • Liaise with project managers, customers and directors of the company, keeping everyone updated on project schedules.



To be successful in this role:

You will be PhD qualified in Medicinal or Synthetic Organic Chemistry and have experience working as a Senior Scientist or Team Leader within drug discovery/ Medicinal Chemistry.


This is a growing company with a fantastic opportunity for someone to step into a supervisory role.





Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug development, Pharmaceutical, GMP, Lead, Supervisor, Group Leader, Chemistry, CRO, Project Manager