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Medicinal Chemist

Lab Support, A Division Of On Assignment

South San Francisco, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Contract, Full time
Job Code:
organic chemist
Required Education:
Masters Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

· Rapid synthesis of drug candidates to enable the advancement of optimization programs toward clinical development
· Design of next generation compounds by application of medicinal chemistry knowledge to the analysis of potency, DMPK, and off-target selectivity data
· Communication of research progress and data interpretation during project meetings


· BS/MS/Ph.D. in Chemistry required
· 0-5 years of relevant experience in synthetic organic/medicinal chemistry, preferably in lead optimization (familiarity with molecular and cellular biological techniques, especially screening techniques is a plus)
· Proven track record of scientific achievement through publications and patents
· Demonstrated expertise in organic synthesis, chromatographic purification methods, and compound characterization using modern analytical techniques (NMR, MS, HPLC, etc.)
· Organized, detail-oriented, excellent record-keeping skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to work independently and perform well in a team environment  

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