Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry (Reading)


: $98,855.00 - $149,600.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Your role:

  • Independently develop and execute routes for the synthesis of target molecules, as well as troubleshoot reactions and multistep reaction sequences
  • Be expert in mining chemical and other scientific literature
  • Propose and explore alternative synthetic routes, and synthetic strategies
  • Maintain close collaboration with fellow chemists in a team environment that is focused on achieving success towards common goals
  • Prepare and deliver reports, internal and external presentations in timely manner
  • Ensure that the company's intellectual property is fully protected by keeping detailed experimental details in laboratory notebooks according to company policy
  • Create ideas for new molecules based on SAR/SPR analysis, structural information, HTS, fragment screening results, literature reports or other information
  • Participates actively in department meetings, project meetings, as needed.
  • Adhere to safe laboratory practices and complies with EHS, safety officers, and delegates to ensure that the laboratory is a safe environment and will recognize potential safety issues, discusses them with EHS and management and acts to rectify them.
  • Assume responsibility for certain laboratory equipment and ensure that they are properly maintained and serviced and facilitates their use by other scientists.
  • Who you are:

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree with 3 plus years of experience, or masters degree in a relevant field

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry with 10+ years of experience, masters degree in Organic Chemistry with 5+ years of experience or related science with proven scientific proficiency in organic synthesis or medicinal chemistry
  • Publication record in peer reviewed journals is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations, EHS is required.
  • This role will also require excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with the ability to be self-driven, self-motivated with scientific curiosity and have strong team spirit

  • Associated topics: chemical, coatings, nutrition, pha, phenolic, plastics, polymer, polymer synthesis, polypropylene, polyurethane * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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