Medicinal Chemist

  • Location

    Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

  • Contact email:

    peter@rowlandtalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    RT525

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-14

We are currently looking for Organic Chemists and Medicinal Chemists for a growing pharmaceutical drug discovery company in the East Midlands.

 

The role:

As a Synthetic Organic Chemist, you will support and/or lead Medicinal Chemistry projects in early stage drug discovery by developing novel small molecule drugs at the hit-to-lead and lead optimization stage.

 

Duties include:

 

  • Design and conduct synthesis of small molecules
  • Carry out complex Synthesis, purification, and characterisation of new molecules.
  • Design and run experiments using standard laboratory techniques.
  • Develop synthetic routes and perform novel synthesis of target molecules.
  • Compile and review project reports and documentation.

 

 

Ideal candidates for the Medicinal Chemist roles will:

Have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, with experience in multi-step organic synthesis.

 

PhD Organic Chemists with a Post Doc or industrial experience are also being considered for a Senior Scientist and Principal Scientist roles.

 

 

The company pride themselves on staff development, offering continuous learning and career opportunities.

 

 

 

Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug Development, Pharmaceutical, PhD, Post Doc, Chemistry, Researcher,