Medicinal Chemistry Group Leader

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    over 2 years ago

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Group Leader - Medicinal Chemist


We are working with a leading Drug Discovery company who are looking for a Principal Medicinal Chemist or a Group Leader to lead a team of Scientists.


Responsibilities include:

  • Design and plan projects, including resources and workloads for drug discovery teams.
  • Manage multidisciplinary project teams to deliver potential drug compounds.
  • Prepare and review written reports and presentations detailing project progress and strategy.
  • Synthesise a wide range of novel drug molecules supporting hit identification, hit to lead and lead optimisation campaigns.
  • Line management of a team of scientists having responsibility for coaching, personal and career development.




Ideal candidates:

Will have a drug discovery background gained within a pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotech company.

As a Principal Medicinal Chemist/ Group Leader you will have a track record in leading teams in the discovery of small-molecule drugs and have exceptional scientific leadership skills in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry.



The company offers an excellent salary and benefits package which includes, a bonus scheme, a competitive pension scheme, private medical insurance and relocation allowance.




To apply or hear more about this fantastic opportunity please send your cv to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.







Key words: PhD, Post Doc, Medicinal, Organic, Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Pharmaceutical, Research, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Group Leader, Biotechnology.