Senior Organic Chemist

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    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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    Peter Rowland

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    over 1 year ago

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Senior Organic Chemist


We currently have a great opportunity for an experienced Medicinal Chemist to join a rapidly growing Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery company in the East Midlands.

As a Senior Organic Chemist you will lead chemistry projects to develop novel small molecule drugs.

Duties include: 

  • Lead drug discovery projects supporting junior Organic Chemists to deliver projects on time.
  • Troubleshoot and overcome complex synthetic chemistry problems.
  • Write project reports and updates in a timely manner.
  • Oversee and develop new synthetic routes and perform synthesis on target molecules 
  • Carry out multi-step synthesis, reaction optimisation and scale-up (mg - gs).


As a Senior Organic Chemist, you will:

Have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry along with experience working as an Organic Chemist or Medicinal Chemist within a Pharmaceutical, CRO or Biotechnology company.  Synthetic Organic Chemists with Post Doc experience are also encouraged to apply.

You will have previous experience in leading drug discovery projects and ideally have some experience in supervising staff or training staff.


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

The company offers a competitive salary and benefits package with great opportunities for further development.


To apply for the Senior Organic Chemist role please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.



Key words: Medicinal, Synthetic, Synthesis, Organic Chemist, Drug discovery, Drug development, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, NMR, Senior Scientist, Post Doc, PhD