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Principal Medicinal Chemist or Group Leader

Principal Medicinal Chemist or Group Leader

    We are currently looking for a Principal Medicinal Chemist and Group Leader to join a growing pharmaceutical drug discovery company in Cambridgeshire.

    If you are looking for that next step in your career to manage and lead a team of Scientists, this could be the role for you

    The role:

    As a Principal Medicinal Chemist or Group Leader, you will lead drug discovery projects that range across several therapeutic areas including oncology, neurology, inflammation and virology.


    • Lead a team highly skilled scientists to delivery projects.
    • Support/ lead the design and synthesis of complex molecules.
    • Lead and support team members on Hit to Lead and Lead Optimisation projects.
    • Work collaboratively with other departments including Biology and DMPK.
    • Write and review project reports.

    Ideal candidates will be PhD qualified in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry with experience in industry at a Senior Scientist or Principal Scientist level.

    Candidate must have some experience in leading drug discovery projects and leading or coaching chemists.

    To join this growing company with state-of-the-art facilities please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.

    Key words: Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Therapeutic, Synthetic, Synthesis,

    Pharmaceutical, Chemistry, Senior Scientist, PhD, Organic Chemist

    Job Specifications

    This is a full-time job. Working hours may be between 8 am to 6 pm.

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