Organic Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    10 months ago

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We are currently looking for Organic Chemists and Medicinal Chemists for a growing pharmaceutical drug discovery and development company in the Midlands.


The role:

Joining this rapidly growing company, you will support and/or lead 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:


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



Ideal candidates for the Organic Chemist roles will:

Have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, with experience in multi-step organic synthesis or have a Masters (MChem, MSci, MSc) in Chemistry with some industrial experience working as a synthetic organic chemist.


PhD Organic Chemists with a Post Doc or industrial experience are also being considered for a Senior Scientist roles.



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