Principal Medicinal Chemist

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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  • Salary:

    £40,000 - £55,000

  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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Rowland Talent Solutions are looking for experienced Medicinal Chemists for a growing Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery company in the East Midlands.

In this role you will manage client projects of early stage drug discovery, developing novel small molecule drugs.

Duties include: 

  • Lead projects, managing Medicinal Chemists/ Senior Scientists to deliver projects on time.
  • Write project reports and liaise with the client at all stages of the project.
  • Develop synthetic routes and perform synthesis of agreed target molecules 
  • Multi-step synthesis, reaction optimisation and scale-up (mg - gs).
  • Solve complex medicinal and synthetic chemistry problems. 


Ideal candidates will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and have previous experience working in drug discovery within a Pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotechnology company.


This is fantastic opportunity for an experienced Medicinal Chemist/ Senior Scientist to further their career in a rapidly growing company.   

Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic, Drug discovery, Drug development, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, NMR, Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist, Group Leader, Team Leader.