BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for a Contract Scientist (Chemistry) to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Contract Scientist (Chemistry)
This is a hands-on position with responsibility for the design, synthesis, analysis and characterization of small molecule compounds. The ideal candidate will have practical experience in aspects of organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry with relevant industrial experience. A strong team player who enjoys scientific discovery and has the ability to communicate and collaborate in an interdisciplinary environment is essential.
The scientist is expected to focus primarily on synthesizing new target molecules
Execution of synthetic routes to prepare small molecule compounds for evaluation
Contributing to design and preparation of target molecules in an appropriate time frame using SBDD and/or SAR knowledge
Being accountable for solving chemistry challenges and supporting chemistry team on achieving the project goals
Preparation and communication of research results in both oral and written format
Required Experience and Skills:
Ph.D. in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry with 3+ years industrial experience or M.S. in organic chemistry with 10+ years industrial experience
Strong synthetic skills, in-depth knowledge of organic chemistry and being productive on compound synthesis and characterization
Familiarity with relevant biological disciplines and the ability to integrate these disciplines into the structure based design of new bioactive compounds.
Proven track record of delivery of small molecule therapeutic candidates in the pharmaceutical industry
Strong communication skills, good problem solving abilities, and an ability to work effectively in a dynamic environment with a diverse team of co-workers
BioPhase Solutions - 8 months ago