Research Scientist-Medicinal Chemistry
GlycoMimetics, Inc. - Gaithersburg, MD

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We are seeking a creative and highly motivated medicinal chemist to join our Research team. The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of clinical candidates through innovative synthetic and organic chemistry. This is a hands-on position.

Job Responsibilities include:

 Designs experiments and executes laboratory research
 Uses innovative technology to design and synthesize compounds
 Interprets and analyzes data
 Interprets PK data and designs compounds to resolve PK issues
 Contributes to the development and implementation of a clear strategy for developing novel medicines leveraging our in-depth understanding of carbohydrate biology
 Uses scientific knowledge and best practices to contribute to the development of company concepts and principles and to achieve objectives in creative and effective ways
 Keeps current on scientific knowledge
 Publishes and presents research internally and externally
 Interacts with GMI team members and collaborates with external partners

Job Requirements:

 Ph.D. in synthetic or organic chemistry or a related scientific discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry
 Expertise in synthetic organic chemistry methodologies
 Devises innovative approaches and solutions
 Excellent written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
 Ability to work independently and interact effectively within a multidisciplinary team

GlycoMimetics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
GlycoMimetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.