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Senior Chemist
Alderley Park , North West

Senior Chemist

Here at S3 Science, we are proud to be collaborating with one of the UK’s largest Oncology Research Institutes. You will be joining a team that was established almost 15 years ago with a strong track record of candidate drug delivery, with collaborations with some of the worlds most prestigious large pharma and biotech partners. The team integrate medicinal, computational and synthetic chemistry with advanced biochemical and biophysical assays, in vitro cellular biology and in vivo capability.


The Role

We are recruiting an experienced, talented and dedicated synthetic and/or medicinal chemist to join our client’s team/ The position will be laboratory-based and will require independent design and implementation of complex synthetic routes to yield challenging new chemical entities. This is an initial fixed term contract until March 2023, with a salary on offer between £25,000 – £42,000 depending on your experience.


Skills and Experience

To be successful in the role of Senior Chemist, you will have the following experience and skills:

  • You will bring excellent theoretical and practical expertise in synthetic and/or medicinal chemistry alongside enthusiasm, creativity and problem solving
  • A track record in the synthesis of biologically relevant molecules and the experience to make key intellectual contributions to projects are also desirable
  • You will have a BSc in Chemistry or related subject (or equivalent relevant experience) along with demonstrable, current expertise in synthetic organic chemistry
  • PhD or postgraduate level qualification in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry or related subject (or equivalent relevant experience), would be an advantage
  • Experience in PROTAC chemistry would be an advantage but is not essential
Salary: £25,000 - £42,000
Date Posted: 16/03/2022
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