Senior Scientist in Medicinal Chemistry

ExecMind, a Life Science Executive Search company, connects globally high-profile scientists and executives with senior and managerial roles in the Life Science industry. Together with a leading Polish biotech company, we are looking for an experienced individual for a position of

Senior Scientist in Medicinal Chemistry

Your main role will be ligand-based and structure-based design of the small molecules toward their desired activity, collaboration with synthetic organic chemistry labs, and “SAR-by-catalog” search.

Duties and responsibilities:

· conceptual and laboratory work in the area of medicinal chemistry,

· conceptual and laboratory work in designing of small molecules inducing protein degradation,

· engagement in Hit-2-Lead campaigns,

· effective communication with CROs and consultants,

· management of small team of researchers executing the project,

· literature search and analysis in the area of project interest including patent writing and analysis,


· PhD in medicinal or organic chemistry,

· laboratory experience in research institutes and/or industry (minimum 3 years),

· experience in the methods of synthetic and medicinal chemistry,

· proven track record of Hit-2-Lead projects,

· knowledge of patent writing and patent analysis,

· knowledge SBDD and FBDD methods in drug discovery is considered as a great benefit,

· knowledge of computational methods and workflow automation is welcomed,

· very good command of English,

· experience in small team management,

· self-reliance and responsibility,

· reliability, time-management skills and high work efficiency,

· analytical thinking,

· ability to prioritize tasks,

· independence in conceptual and laboratory work,

· good communication.

We offer:

· full-time employment in a quickly growing biotechnological enterprise,

· possibility for constant professional development and gaining new qualifications,

· friendly work environment.

Application Instructions: 

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We would be happy to discuss with you the career opportunities and guide you through the recruitment process.

Application Closing Date: 
31 August 2022