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Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

The Scientist will contribute to the achievement of drug discovery project goals through the synthesis of target molecules by applying modern organic synthetic methods and following best medicinal chemistry practices and will:

 

Your role:

  • Independently develop and execute routes for the synthesis of target molecules, as well as troubleshoot reactions and multistep reaction sequences
  • Be expert in mining chemical and other scientific literature
  • Propose and explore alternative synthetic routes and synthetic strategies
  • Maintain close collaboration with fellow chemists in a team environment that is focused on achieving success towards common goals
  • Prepare and deliver reports, internal and external presentations in timely manner
  • Ensure that the company's intellectual property is fully protected by keeping detailed experimental details in laboratory notebooks according to company policy
  • Create ideas for new molecules based on SAR/SPR analysis, structural information, HTS, fragment screening results, literature reports or other information
  • Participate actively in department meetings, project meetings, as needed.
  • Adhere to safe laboratory practices and comply with EHS, safety officers, and delegates to ensure that the laboratory is a safe environment.  Recognize potential safety issues, discuss them with EHS and management and act to rectify them.
  • Assume responsibility for certain laboratory equipment and ensure that they are properly maintained and serviced and facilitate their use by other scientists.   

 

Who you are: 

  • A bachelor’s degree with 7 plus year of experience in chemistry or related science with proven scientific proficiency in organic synthesis or medicinal chemistry is required.
  • A master’s degree with 5 plus years of experience in chemistry or related science with proven scientific proficiency in organic synthesis or medicinal chemistry is preferred.
  • A Ph.D. in chemistry or related science with proven scientific proficiency in organic synthesis or medicinal chemistry is required.
  • Publication record in peer reviewed journals is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, EHS is preferred.
  • This role will also require excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to be self-driven, self-motivated with scientific curiosity and have dedicated team spirit
Job Requisition ID:  186940
Location:  Billerica
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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