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Principal Research Scientist
Alderley Edge, North West

Are you searching for a new and exciting opportunity as a Principal Research Scientist? If so, S3 Discovery has the perfect role for you!

Our client is looking for a Principal Research Scientist to demonstrate a high level of organic and medicinal chemistry knowledge within an experienced team of synthetic and medicinal chemists.

As a Principal Research Scientist, you will be expected to showcase your skills and knowledge within synthetic organic chemistry.


Main responsibilities as a Principal Research Scientist include but not limited to:

  • You will be responsible for leading a successful project team
  • Successful candidates are expected to have an expertise in an area within Medicinal Chemistry, and will be required to contribute to scientific proposals for potential customers
  • A successful applicant is expected to be skilled and knowledgeable in practical synthetic organic chemistry


What skills, experience and qualifications do I need?

  • Hold a relevant PhD in Organic Synthesis or Medicinal Chemistry and have significant industry experience in drug research, gained at a Pharmaceutical, Biotech or CRO
  • The ability to work as part of a team and to lead others
  • Excellent team-working and communication skills
  • The ability to solve difficult problems, as well as delivering innovative solutions
  • A high level of self-motivation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


How do I apply?

The application process for this role is easy. Permitting you match said criteria, simply click the link below and apply to the advert, and if successful, you will be contacted by a member of the team ASAP. Due to the number of applications we receive, if you have not been contacted within 1 week, unfortunately you have not been successful for this role.

All successful applications are subject to S3 Discovery’s stringent vetting and security checks.

S3 Discovery is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: 35,000-£42,000 per annum depending on experience
Date Posted: 09/03/2019
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