Our client offers the opportunity to work at a big concept biotechnology company. We are seeking motivated, curious and experienced individuals to join the medicinal chemistry team. Equipped with a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry, the successful candidate will have a working knowledge of early stage hit-to-lead optimization, structure-based drug design and the ability to be dynamic working across multiple projects in the platform.
Define medicinal chemistry strategy aligned with project goalsLead external chemistry teams to efficiently execute Medicinal Chemistry strategyCollaborate with colleagues across multiple disciplines to rapidly progress leads towards clinical candidatesCommunicate medicinal chemistry strategy, objectives, progress & challenges to key stakeholdersInfluence scientific and business decision-making (e.g. project selection and resource allocation) with creative insights and rigorous analysisContribute and collaborate with colleagues on patent filing, scientific publication and report writing.10% Travel which is fully expensed
Requirements & Experience : Advanced degree in synthetic/organic/medicinal chemistry2+ years experience in drug discovery/development in a biotech or pharmaceutical environmentExperience working on targeted protein degradation, heterobifunctional chemistry and/or deubiquitinase ligand discovery-based projects desirableHighly creative and productive with solid synthetic organic chemistry expertise.Excellent knowledge of classic and contemporary synthetic chemistry methodologies.Robust medicinal chemistry understanding with a good knowledge of basic biology, pharmacology and ADME/PK principles that relate to drug discovery projects.Experience managing external CRO chemistry teamsExperience being the chemistry lead on multidisciplinary project teams, driving compound progression through screening cascades towards key milestones.Solid understanding of inter-dependencies between disciplines in drug development; demonstrated knowledge of several allied disciplines, such as DMPK, pharmacology, toxicology, regulatory, clinical development, CMC.Highly collaborative and a team-oriented attitude.Proven record of working efficiently, balancing high-fidelity science with a sense of urgencyHighly proficient communication skills to enabling the presentation of rationale, data and contributions of the chemistry group to other functional departments.
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