Scientist / Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

Job Title: Scientist / Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, England
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-02-22
Reference: BH-87639-2
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 15:44

Job Description

Scientist / Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry - Biotech - South East - Permanent

A number of new opportunities have come available for a Medicinal Chemistry Scientists and Senior Scientists to join an exciting Biotechnology company in the Cambridge area. The roles will involve working in a team of highly experienced Medicinal Chemists for the delivery of small molecule drugs across a number of disease areas. 

  • Designing and carrying out synthetic routes to synthesise molecules for biological evaluation
  • Analysis of biological and SAR data
  • Supporting a variety of projects from hit finding through to lead optimisation stage
  • Keeping up to date with the literature in order to advance knowledge of their field and apply to internal projects
  • Regularly present and contribute in project discussions
  • PhD in Chemistry or a degree with equivalent industry experience
  • A strong background in synthetic organic
  • A knowledge of medicinal chemistry principals and drug design 
In return you can expect an industry leading salary and package, as well as the opportunity work alongside a highly experienced team of experts in an innovative environment.

If you feel you would be suitable please apply now. A member of the NES team will be in touch with all relevant applicants.