Medicinal Chemist - Research Scientist

Job Ref: J27958
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Chemicals
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 08 August 2018
  • Oxfordshire, England, UK
  • Competitive
  • Andrew Shortt
  • 0121 728 8456

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Medicinal Chemist, Research Scientist

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12 month FTC


Contact Andrew: 0121 728 8456

Job Description: As part of a MedChem research project team, the candidate will work with a high degree of independence to synthesise compounds for biological evaluation and design alternative molecules/approaches to achieve desired outcomes. The candidate will also keep up to date with current scientific literature relevant to his/her scientific methodology or field(s) of technical expertise. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designs and conducts elaborate synthetic chemistry experiments
  • Collates and interprets complex data systematically
  • Exercises solid judgment to prioritize studies, considering feasibility and Project impact
  • Performs advanced and/or complex experimental troubleshooting
  • Scours relevant scientific literature and routinely incorporates new insights into research activities
  • Explores the feasibility of applying new scientific principles/concepts or implements and validates novel experimental approaches and technologies to achieve project goals
  • Independently prepares scientific presentations and presents experimental conclusions for project review

Minimum Qualifications

  • Good Honours degree in Chemistry at BSc or MSc level
  • PhD or post-doc in a relevant area of research, or the equivalent industrial experience
  • Some industry experience in medicinal/organic chemistry
  • Excellent report writing skills

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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