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Sr. Scientist/ Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry in Waltham, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description


Senior or Principal Scientist Medicinal Chemistry, 918464

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our growing client is taking tried and tested Immunology to the clinic with great funding, leadership, and a top-notch scientific platform. Come join their Medicinal Chemistry team and work in a virtual style to develop chemical matter.  You will be relied upon to have insights into troubleshooting and optimizing CRO/partnered research outcomes in this role and work with a very talented team in developing novel therapeutics.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage Projects with external vendors and coordinate internally with teams to bring compounds from nominated candidate to IND-enabling studies and beyond.
  • Your expertise in structure-based drug design, structural insights, in silico modeling and physiochemical properties are needed.
  • Work closely with partnered Computational Chemistry teams to utilize structure-based drug design and computational predictions rapidly accelerate the drug discovery process.
  • Work on anticipating CRO teams obstacles and solve chemistry issues that might arise with on-the-fly troubleshooting.
  • Add to the high-level scientific knowledge of the team and contribute positively to the companies goals and vision.

Primary Job Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Synthetic or Organic Medicinal Chemistry with 5+ years of industry experience (Biotech/Pharmaceutical) and track record of nominated compounds.
  • Demonstrated expertise in synthetic and medicinal chemistry exhibited by project success.
  • An innovative and novel mindset to create chemical matter and solve issues that might arise.
  • Strong hands-on work with structure-based drug design and the ability to integrate with computational chemistry team members to design and analyze structure.
  • A hunger to perform well and exceed expectations and timelines is necessary.
  • Communication skills suited for a fast-paced and ever-evolving biotech environment.

About Stratacuity: 

Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.

PROVEN SCIENTIFIC PLACEMENT™ 

Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us at info@stratacuity.com or 877-787-2821.

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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