Senior/Principal Medicinal Chemist

Job Title: Senior/Principal Medicinal Chemist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-01
Reference: 78529
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 15:26

Job Description

Senior/Principal Medicinal Chemist - Biotech - Oxfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Medicinal Chemist to join the Lead Discovery group of an established and well funded Biotech in the Oxfordshire area. Are you a highly experienced Research Chemist with a background in early stage small molecule discovery and interested in the opportunity to progress your career in an innovative environment?

  • Design and execution of complex Synthetic Chemistry experiments
  • Development of chemical probes to enhance lead generation
  • interpretation of complex Structure Activity Relationship (SAR) and high throughput screening (HTS) data to develop chemical strategy
  • Leadership of early portfolio projects for target identification and lead optimisation
  • PhD or equivalent experience in Chemistry
  • A strong background of Medicinal Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical industry
  • A good knowledge of exploratory chemistry, chemical probes and lead generation
In return you can expect a very generous salary and package including an annual bonus, pension, health and life insurance as well as the opportunity to influence the development of drugs in an innovative and exciting environment.

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