Medicinal Chemistry Team 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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Medicinal Chemistry Team Leader/ Manager


We currently have exciting opportunity for an experienced Medicinal Chemist to join an award-winning Drug Discovery company in the East Midlands.


The role:

As a Team Leader/ Manager you will lead a team of Research Chemists and manage several drug discovery projects from project plan through to completion.


Duties include:


  • Lead and manager a team of Medicinal Chemists overseeing drug discovery projects.
  • Be the lead Project Manager on customer projects.
  • Design and develop new synthetic routes and perform synthesis of agreed target molecules.
  • Support the team in designing and running experiments using standard laboratory techniques.
  • Liaise with project managers, customers and directors of the company on project schedules.



To be successful in this role:

You will be PhD qualified in Medicinal or Synthetic Organic Chemistry and have experience working as a Senior Scientist with some supervisory experience or already be a Team Leader/ Group Leader within drug discovery/ Medicinal Chemistry.


This is a rapidly growing company with a fantastic opportunity for someone to further their career in project and people leadership.






Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug development, Pharmaceutical, GMP, Lead, Supervisor, Group Leader, Chemistry, CRO, Project Manager, Research Chemist.