Scientist / Sr. Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

South San Francisco, California
Sep 07, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

About SiteOne

SiteOne Therapeutics is a clinical-stage, pre-IPO biopharmaceutical company in the neuroscience therapeutic area developing treatments for hypersensitivity disorders such as cough, epilepsy, itch and pain. Our drug candidates are exquisitely selective inhibitors of voltage-gated sodium ion channels that are under investigation for the treatment of neurogenic diseases by systemic and local routes of administration. SiteOne is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA with additional capabilities in Bozeman, MT. An opportunity is currently available for a talented scientist to join the medicinal chemistry team in South San Francisco.

To apply, please email a CV and cover letter to


  • Design, synthesis and characterization of novel small molecule drug candidates
  • Experiments to define new chemical routes to active pharmaceutical ingredients and intermediates with an appreciation of the requirements of scalable, cost effective processes
  • Clear communication of scientific information in written and oral form
  • Preparation of technical documents including patent applications and publications


  • A MS, PhD or equivalent with a focus in organic/medicinal chemistry
  • Expertise in complex, multi-step synthesis and compound purification and characterization
  • 0–7 years of relevant post-degree work experience
  • A track record that demonstrates technical proficiency, scientific creativity, and the ability to collaborate with others
  • Strong problem solving ability, creativity, initiative and independence
  • Excellent teamwork, organizational and interpersonal skills