Senior Organic Chemist

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical, Organic Chemistry

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Highly Competitive

  • Contact:

    Peter Rowland

  • Contact email:

  • Salary high:


  • Salary low:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Senior Organic Chemist or Medicinal Chemist


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 Research Chemist, you will play a vital role in drug discovery projects. Working collaborating with Biology and ADME/ DMPK scientists you will design and carry out complex and challenging 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.





For the Medicinal Chemistry roles 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