Senior Scientist or Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

Senior Scientist or Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry (hit to lead & lead optimization to candidate selection)

   Our client, a Boston-based pre-clinical stage biotech pioneering small molecule medicines, is seeking a Medicinal Chemist to join their expanding high-profile team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to be dynamic working across multiple projects in the platform and have a passion for driving drug discovery in oncology, immunological disorders, and rare diseases.

Interested? If you meet the requirements below, please email me!

  • Ph.D. in Synthetic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or similar
  • Experience in drug discovery/development in a biotech/pharmaceutical setting
  • Experience managing external CROs
  • Experience working on multidisciplinary project teams
  • Experience in targeted protein degradation, heterobifunctional chemistry and/or deubiquitinase ligand discovery-based projects is desired
  • Understanding of both classic and contemporary synthetic chemistry methodologies
  • Strong medicinal chemistry understanding with a good knowledge of basic biology, pharmacology and ADME/PK principles that relate to drug discovery projects
  • Knowledge of several related disciplines, such as DMPK, pharmacology, toxicology, regulatory, clinical development, CMC
  • Strong publication record with proven track record of driving scientific projects of high quality