Synthetic Organic Chemist - Herts

  • Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
  • REF Number: 00033888
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 723500
  • Date Published: 21.09.2015
  • Closed Date: 17.02.2016
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Home Counties, London, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development

Julie Marshall at CK Science is recruiting for a Synthetic Organic Chemist on behalf of our client, a global Pharmaceutical company to be based in the Hertfordshire region.

A very good degree or equivalent in chemistry and a PhD or equivalent industrial experience in organic chemistry is required. Broad knowledge of practical organic chemistry and current synthetic methodology is essential, as shown by a track record of route design and problem solving. Exceptional personal synthetic productivity is essential. Evidence of applying innovative synthetic chemistry to solve problems is required. You should have a track record of peer reviewed publications based predominantly on your own work and a record of presenting at scientific meetings is also expected.

This role is predominantly to pioneer new synthetic routes in lead optimisation programmes & prepare compounds for biological testing. Stereochemically controlled syntheses are likely to be required for series with multiple chiral centres and to open up new areas for synthesis to develop structure activity relationships. Considerable resources will be at your disposal to enhance your efficiency and effectiveness.

This role is a completely lab and practically based role for a Synthetic Organic Chemist carrying out experimental work within medicinal chemistry programmes and teams. The successful candidate can also, if desired, develop their medicinal chemistry skills within the programme. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively and to constructively influence syntheses carried out by team members. These characteristics should reflect good communication skills and an ability to work towards a common goal in a team.This is an excellent opportunity to join a global Pharmaceutical company in the Hertfordshire region.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Julie on 01438 723500 or email jmarshall@ckscience.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST33888 in all correspondence.

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