Medicinal Chemist

Permanent Full Time

We are currently looking for Synthetic Organic Chemists and Medicinal Chemists to join a growing pharmaceutical drug discovery company in Cambridgeshire.

The role:

As an Organic Chemist/ Medicinal Chemist you will design and carry out a range synthesis of target molecules for a range of drug discovery projects.


Support several exciting drug discovery projects working across Hit Identification, Hit-to-Lead and Lead Optimisation.
Design and carry out synthesis of novel small molecules.
Work collaboratively within the medicinal chemistry team.
Interpret data and write project reports

Ideal candidates will be:

PhD qualified in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry or have an Masters in chemistry with some industrial experience (placement year for example).

For a Senior Scientist role candidates must have previous experience working either as a Post Doc or in industry as an Organic Chemist or Medicinal Chemist.

The company offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package along with plenty of development and career opportunities.

To join this growing company please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.

Key words: Organic Chemist, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Therapeutic, Synthetic, Synthesis,

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