Medicinal Chemistry - Project Leader

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Highly Competitive

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    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Medicinal Chemistry Leader/ Principal Scientist to a company in Cambridgeshire.


The role:

As a Medicinal Chemistry Leader, you will plan, lead and deliver drug discovery projects. You will be responsible for medicinal chemistry project design, strategy and implementation through project completion.


Responsibilities include:


  • Lead drug discovery projects.
  • Design and plan early-stage drug discovery projects which include hit identification hit to lead and lead optimisation.
  • Develop project strategies to ensure all timelines and project objects are met.
  • Oversee and problem solve the organic synthesis for a range of novel drug molecules.




Ideal candidates will have:

A PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and have previous experience leading projects in medicinal chemistry. You will have knowledge of DMPK, ADMET and biology concepts (biochemical assays etc) in drug design along with experience in analysing SAR data.


To apply to the Medicinal Chemistry Leader/ Principal Scientist role please send your cv to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.



Please note the company is unable to sponsor visas for candidates without eligibility to work in the UK




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