Organic Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 1 year ago

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We are currently looking for Organic Chemists and Medicinal Chemists for a growing Drug Discovery company in the East Midlands.


The role:

Joining this award-winning company, you will support Medicinal Chemistry projects in early stage drug discovery by developing novel small molecule drugs at the hit-to-lead and lead optimization stage.


Duties include:


  • Synthesis, purification, and characterisation of new molecules
  • Carry out experiments using standard laboratory techniques.
  • Develop synthetic routes and perform synthesis of agreed target molecules.
  • Compile and review customer reports and documentation.



Ideal candidates will:

Have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, with experience in multi-step organic synthesis.


There are also opportunities for candidates with a Master’s degree (MChem, MSci, MSc) in Chemistry with an industrial placement year in synthetic organic chemistry.




The company pride themselves on staff development and offering continuous learning opportunities.




Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug Development, Pharmaceutical, PhD, Post Doc, Chemistry, Researcher, MChem