Sr. Research Associate (Medicinal Chemistry)

San Diego, CA
Aug 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

858 Therapeutics, Inc.

Senior Research Associate, Medicinal Chemistry

Location: San Diego, California 92121 

Position type: Full time 

Job Code: 20200817MC2

Salary: TBD

Required education: BS/MS with 5+ years relevant experience


858 Therapeutics, Inc. is an exciting, well-funded, and privately held biotech company based in San Diego. We seek a motivated and talented Medicinal Chemist for a Senior Research Associate position with responsibility for advancing a world-class medicinal chemistry program to identify high-quality small molecule therapeutics. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills and experience in drug discovery with a proven track record of scientific accomplishment, as well as a demonstrated ability to work collegially in a team environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Apply contemporary medicinal chemistry principles towards the design of novel organic compounds
  2. Practice state-of-art organic synthesis techniques to synthesize, purify, and isolate novel compounds for testing in both in vitro and in vivo assays

CONTACT: Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter. Please reference job posting # 20200817MC2.

PREREQUISITES:  BS/MS with 5+ years of relevant work experience in the field of drug discovery.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Synthetic organic chemistry and compound purification