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Scientist I/II, Medicinal Chemistry

Revolution Medicines

Location:
Redwood City, CA
Posted Date:
11/23/2016
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Required Education:
Doctorate/PhD
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemist, PhD, Postdoctoral,

Job Description

REVOLUTION Medicines is an exciting, early stage biotechnology company focused on exploiting novel chemical methods to access the chemical space favored by evolution i.e. natural products and natural product-inspired small molecules in order to develop next generation therapeutic modalities.  As a new member of the RevMed team, you will join other outstanding staff who are helping lead our efforts in the discovery and development of new medicines using our proprietary modular synthesis technology.

The Opportunity:
•   As a key member of the Chemistry team, you will make significant contributions by:
o   Leading from the bench ensuring delivery of high quality compound design and synthesis execution
o   Solving complex scientific challenges when working with novel small molecules
o   Analyzing project data and communicate findings and recommendations to a variety of stakeholders
o   Substantially contributing to the conception and implementation of innovative, interdisciplinary research projects
o   Being a partner in the scientific activities of other outstanding medical chemists in the department and help create an environment where we channel scientific curiosity to build and deliver a sustainable portfolio
o   Representing REVOLUTION Medicines with external organizations and help build the scientific reputation for our novel Drug Discovery paradigm through a variety of external disclosures
o   Enhancing our operational efficiency & flexibility through continuous improvement activities and implementation of best practice
o   Demonstrating commitment to the RevMed chemistry department vision to ensure we are acknowledged both internally & externally as the “next generation” natural product-inspired Medicinal Chemistry specialists
o   Being instrumental in the successfully delivery of a range of anti-cancer Drug Candidates for frontier oncology targets

Requirements

•   Ph.D. degree in chemistry with deep understanding of organic and synthetic chemistry
•   Postdoctoral experience and/or 2+ years of drug discovery experience with a strong track record of scientific innovation
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with interdepartmental teams
•   Innovative, team-player with high energy for our start-up environment
•   Demonstrated ability to plan and achieve research goals as part of an interdisciplinary team

JOIN THE REVOLUTION!

We offer a dynamic, collaborative, and scientifically challenging environment plus an excellent benefits package. To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, please forward your resume with a cover letter to: talent@revolutionmedicines.com.

REVOLUTION Medicines is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status.