Organic Chemist

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego's Scientific community. We are currently looking for an Organic Chemist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.


Organic Chemist


Summary:
We are seeking highly motivated, talented, and energetic chemists to join our fast-paced discovery research chemistry group. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Perform organic synthesis of drug candidates and conduct analysis on the synthetic molecules
  • Demonstrate strong synthetic chemistry expertise, use latest scientific advances and creative solutions to solve challenging synthetic issues. 
  • Independently design and synthesize drug molecules utilizing medicinal chemistry knowledge and an understanding of ADME, pharmacokinetics and optimal physicochemical properties.
  • Manage the CMOs on the formulation and manufacturing processes
  • Coordinate internal and external parties including consultants to lead the chemistry development
  • Present data and reports on project status at individual, group, departmental and organizational meetings.
  • Participate in establishing project goals, defining scientific strategies, and contribute to the generation of project related documents and presentations.

Requirements:
  • PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry with 2 years of post-doctoral or industrial experience in synthetic organic chemistry/drug discovery. 
  • Demonstrated record of productivity in organic or medicinal chemistry research as evidenced by publications and/or patents.
  • Passionate about hands-on organic synthesis with a broad knowledge of modern organic chemistry and synthetic methods including multi-step synthesis; in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with a wide range of techniques in synthesis, purification, and spectroscopic characterization of novel compounds (NMR, LC-MS, HPLC, etc.)
  • Experience using the concepts and tools of structure-based drug design and chemical database searching.
  • Highly collaborative, self-motivated, team-oriented individual, with good computer skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, highly integrated team environment where accuracy, accountability and timeliness.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Location: San Diego
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: RH368408711