Senior Organic Chemist

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

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  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive

  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Senior Organic Chemist


East Midlands


The role:

Working with a team of highly skilled Medicinal Chemists you will design and conduct organic synthesis of novel molecular targets.


As a Senior Organic Chemist, you will play a vital role in drug discovery projects. Using a range of chemistry techniques, working collaborating with Biology and ADME scientists you will design and carry out synthesis for novel target molecules.




  • Design and carrying out organic synthesis.
  • Support and/ or lead a range of drug discovery projects.
  • Design and execute novel and complex synthetic routes to challenging chemical targets.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams and departments.




Ideal candidates:


Will be PhD qualified in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and have strong synthetic organic chemistry skills.

To be successful as a Senior Scientist you will have previous experience in designing and synthesising compounds for hit to lead and lead optimisation projects either from academia (Post Doc) or industry.





The company offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, which includes, a bonus scheme, a competitive pension scheme, private medical insurance and a generous relocation allowance.

They are passionate about the development and training of their staff and offer plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.






Key words: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, therapeutic, Synthetic, Synthesis,

Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, Senior Scientist, Chemist