Senior Medicinal Chemist

Job Title: Senior Medicinal Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-11-11
Reference: BH-118936-1
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2019 16:52

Job Description

Senior Medicinal Chemist - Biotech - Cambridge - Permanent
A new role has arisen for a Senior Medicinal Chemist to join a disruptive Biotech in the Cambridgeshire area responsible for leading drug research projects from discovery through to clinical candidate selection. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Medicinal Chemist to progress their career outside of the laboratory and have a significant impact in delivering drugs to patients.
Senior Medicinal Chemist responsibilities

  • Independently managing Medicinal Chemistry activities for a number of drug discovery projects
  • Advancing programs from H2L through to nomination of clinical candidate
  • Liaising with internal scientists carrying our in-vitro experiments and analysis of SAR data
  • Management of external relationships and collaborations with industry, academia and CRO partners
Senior Medicinal Chemist requirements
  • PhD (or degree and equivalent experience) in Chemistry
  • Industry experience (Pharma, CRO or Biotech) as a Medicinal Chemist
  • A strong background in synthetic chemistry and drug design principles
  • Research experience in protein protein interaction inhibitor development is desirable
  • Experience leading medicinal chemistry research projects and a record of preclinical or clinical candidate nomination
In return you can expect an excellent salary and package as well as the opportunity to progress your career and have an impact in an exciting research environment.