Medicinal Chemistry Team Leader

Job Title: Medicinal Chemistry Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-07-01
Reference: BH-85048
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 02, 2018 13:59

Job Description

Team Leader, Medicinal Chemistry - Oxfordshire - Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an Medicinal Chemistry Team Leader to join an exciting Biotechnology company in the Oxfordshire area. The role will involve leadership of a team of highly experienced Medicinal Chemists for the delivery of small molecule drugs across a number of disease areas. 

  • Management and development of a team of Medicinal Chemists as well as oversight of projects
  • Leading by example both in the lab and across project teams in small molecule discovery
  • Driving innovation and introducing new ideas to achieve organisational goals and answer biological questions
  • Work cross functionally with colleagues throughout the global organization to ensure drug candidates are delivered on time
  • PhD or equivalent experience in synthetic / medicinal chemistry
  • Demonstrated experience in leading teams in the discovery of small molecule drugs through to pre-clinical safety studies
  • A strong track record of delivering small molecule drugs from discovery to clinical development
  • Exhibits a robust understanding of scientific disciplines beyond his/her own specialty area
  • Communicates with high precision and skill, to enable the effective dissemination, internally and externally, of advanced ideas.
In return you can expect a generous salary and package, including an annual bonus, health insurance, life insurance and company pension, as well as the opportunity to challenge yourself in a progressive environment and progress your career.