Job ID: #9377

Medicinal Chemist

New York, NY
Science Science
Research & Development

Position located in New York, NY


Responsibilities of the Medicinal Chemist:

  • Working with computational biologists and drug discovery scientists on advancing and expanding portfolio of drug discovery programs.
  • Support the medicinal chemistry aspects of hit-to-lead for Center projects
  • Independently plan, manage and perform experiments.
  • Develop project proposals, timelines, and resource needs.
  • Monitor milestones and ensure deliverables are completed on time
  • Collect and analyze experimental data and identify next steps based on outcomes


Requirements of the Medicinal Chemist:

  • PhD in Medicinal Chemistry or related synthetic organic chemistry, 10+ years industry experience.
  • Broad and proven experience in one or more therapeutic area in medicinal chemistry.
  • Expert knowledge of modern methods of synthetic and medicinal chemistry with ability to conduct medicinal chemistry successfully and simultaneously on multiple projects is beneficial.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with computational chemistry methods and biophysical techniques.

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