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Scientist 1, Medicinal Chemistry

Calithera Biosciences, Inc.

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

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
•   The major responsibilities will encompass the execution of design, synthesis, purification and characterization of bioactive molecules independently
•   Works independently and with supervisor to solve synthetic problems of complexity; able to think critically and creatively and to determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems is desirable
•   Able to design new target molecules based on existing data
•   Effectively presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work at the internal setting
•   Maintains good written records and Works in a manner consistent with EH&S requirements
•   Understand medicinal chemistry principles, biology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic concepts and data interpretation is not required but desirable
•   Must be highly motivated and team-oriented to achieve the team objectives


Qualifications and Requirements:
•   BS/MS in Chemistry
•   5-12 years of experience or PhD in Chemistry with 0-4 years of experience
•   Local candidates only