Job ID: #6928

Principal Scientist (Medicinal Chemistry)

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Research & Development

 

Responsibilities of the Principal Scientist (Medicinal Chemistry):

  • Design and synthesize target molecules.
  • Interpret experimental observations and results.
  • Analyze SAR based on available data.
  • Engage proactively in brainstorming for creative ideas.
  • Scale-up samples for in vitro and in vivo studies.
  • Work closely with the internal drug discovery teams (analytical group, biology, pharmacology, DMPK and toxicology).
  • Assist in managing external research efforts at CROs.
  • Explore scalable synthetic routes for potential leads.

Requirements of the Principal Scientist (Medicinal Chemistry):

  • Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Sound knowledge in Organic Chemistry and reaction mechanisms.
  • 5+ years experience as a Medicinal Chemist in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • Demonstrated track record of advancing drug discovery projects.

 

Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.

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Commonwealth Sciences is a professional recruiting firm specializing in Science, Engineering and Green Technologies. We unite industry professionals with exciting career opportunities by leveraging our technical expertise, advanced recruiting tools and years of staffing experience. CWS works with a variety of disciplines and levels from Research Associates to Scientists, Engineers, Managers and Directors. Our clients value the basic integrity, customer service and industry expertise that defines our organization.