Medicinal Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 3 years ago

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A highly successful Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery in the East Midlands are looking for PhD Medicinal Chemists.

The role:

You will design novel molecular targets to overcome complex and challenging synthetic chemistry problems. As a Medicinal Chemist you will work on several exciting projects leading the design and synthesis of novel synthetic routes.



  • Provide synthetic chemistry expertise to drug discovery projects at the hit-to-lead and lead optimization stage.
  • Design and execute novel and complex synthetic routes to challenging chemical targets.
  • Plan and carry your own work managing projects, ensuing all work is carried out to a high standard and on time.
  • Write and review project reports and present to managers and customers.


Ideal candidates:

Will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and have a solid understanding of medicinal and synthetic chemistry. You will have experience in designing and executing complex synthetic routes.




Key words: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Therapeutic, Synthetic, Synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, Senior Scientist