Team leader Medicinal Chemistry

Job Title: Team leader Medicinal Chemistry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J909628_1629128354
Contact Name: Katie Dever
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Job Published: August 16, 2021 16:39

Job Description

Role - Team Leader Medicinal Chemistry

Location - Nottingham/Loughborough

Salary - Competitive

Russell Taylor Group is delighted to be working with an award-winning UK based CRO, which is renowned for providing expert synthetic chemistry support to a variety of clients from pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical industries. Our client is going through extreme growth and is seeking passionate and driven scientific researchers to join their drug discovery and development teams. They are soon to move to a large, world-class research facility in Loughborough in the later part of 2021.

The Role -

  • Design and develop new synthetic route and perform synthesis of target molecules
  • Using standard laboratory techniques design and carry out experiments
  • Lead a team of synthetic chemists supporting drug discovery projects
  • Ensure everyone is updated on project schedules by liaising with project managers, customers, and directors

The Person -

  • A PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry and able to provide technical input into both areas
  • Extensive industry experience (around 5+ years) within a pharmaceutical company or a CRO
  • Experience of leading project teams in the delivery of small molecule therapeutic agents
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues and cross-functional partners in bioscience, DMPK and Computational Chemistry to develop and implement effective strategies to support the clients drug discovery programmes
  • Experience working with different disciplines as well as understanding their importance to the development of therapeutic agents
  • Ability to mentor and support colleagues in their professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Highly motivated and flexible with ability to work in a fast-paced

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