Medicinal Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 4 years ago

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Rowland Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Medicinal Chemist for a growing Pharmaceutical company in the East Midlands.

Reporting to the Head of Chemistry you will manage client projects of early stage drug discovery, developing novel small molecule drugs.

Duties include: 

  • Develop synthetic routes and perform synthesis of agreed target molecules 
  • Multi-step synthesis, reaction optimisation and scale-up (mg - gs).
  • Solve complex medicinal and synthetic chemistry problems. 
  • Design and carry out experiments using standard laboratory techniques. 


Ideal candidates will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, with experience in multi-step organic synthesis. You will have previous industrial/ Post Doc experience in, ideally, one the following therapeutic areas: inflammatory, obesity, cardiovascular disease, oncology and immunology.


This is fantastic opportunity for a Medicinal Chemist/ Senior Scientist to further their career in a rapidly growing company.   

Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug development, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, NMR, Senior Scientist