Organic Chemist/ Medicinal Chemist

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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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We are currently looking for a PhD Organic Chemist or Medicinal Chemist for a growing Pharmaceutical company in the East Midlands.


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


Duties include:


  • Solve complex medicinal and synthetic chemistry problems. 
  • Design and 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 syntheses. Industrial/ Post Doc experience is preferred but not essential.