Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Medicinal Chemist

Location
Princeton, NJ, US
Posted
Nov 05, 2018
Ref
R1509374
Discipline
Science/R&D, Chemistry
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. Driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

We are seeking talented and motivated B.S./M.S. synthetic/medicinal chemists who are passionate about joining world-class scientists in the pursuit of innovative therapies at our Cambridge, MA and central New Jersey locations. The successful candidate will be skilled in the art of organic synthesis and familiar with modern synthetic methods. The candidate will have demonstrated success in producing results, executing on synthetic routes to target molecules, analytical data interpretation, and troubleshooting reactions/purifications. The candidate will show an increasingly independent ability to design synthetic routes, understand medicinal chemistry, and interpret biological data such that s/he is able to generate testable hypotheses. Good communication skills and a naturally collaborative style are necessary for effective drug discovery team participation.

Qualifications
  • B.S. with 2-4 years of external research experience or an M.S. degree with 0-2 years external research experience
  • A strong commitment to experimental work - skilled in multi-step synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds
  • Experience with HPLC, NMR, MS instrumentation
  • Proficient with SciFinder, Chemdraw, and other chemistry-related software
  • Familiarity with fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry and analog design
  • A team player who works effectively within a multidisciplinary organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills