Medicinal Chemist - Project Leader

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    over 3 years ago

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We are currently looking for Medicinal Chemistry Principal Scientists or Group Leaders for a Drug Discovery company. Joining this rapidly growing company you will manage a team of multi-discipline Scientists to deliver key projects for the company.


Responsibilities include:


  • Design and plan small molecule drug discovery projects including hit identification, hit to lead and lead optimisation campaigns.
  • Manage resources and a team of Medicinal Chemists and project teams to deliver potential drug compounds to project timescales.
  • Prepare and review written reports and presentations detailing project progress and strategy.
  • Oversee the synthesis and troubleshoot a wide range of novel drug molecules from milligram to multigram scale.



Ideal candidates:


Will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and have experience in drug discovery gained within the pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotech industry. You will have a track record in leading teams or projects in the discovery of small-molecule drugs and have exceptional skills in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry.


If you have the drive and passion for drug discovery and want an opportunity to join a leader in the drug discovery industry, then please send your cv to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions to hear more about these fantastic opportunities.








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