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Senior Principal Medicinal Chemist in Waltham, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  969876
Principal Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, 969876
Job Scope & Purpose:
Come join a growing Biotech that is pioneering new RNA-targeting small molecule therapies for neurology and genetic types of cancer. Our Exclusive client is seeking a strong Medicinal Chemist to design and execute hit to lead and lead optimization compound progression campaigns. As a part of a growing team, you will be relied upon to oversee CRO projects and work with internal and external teams to progress novel new chemical entities. You also will be instrumental and helping make go/no-go decisions at target validation stages on progressing pipeline projects into in vivo studies. If you are a strong Medicinal Chemist with industry experience in successful project outcomes take notice of this up-and-coming team's role. Contact Chris Clancy and the Stratacuity R&D Team today to learn more.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • You will guide, design, and execute hit to lead/lead optimization strategies for compound progression and chemistry projects in this role
  • You should provide both scientific and managerial leadership to external CRO partners and communicate effectively in this role
  • You will be collaborative and able to work closely with computational and structural team members on SAR and development of new chemical entities
  • You will be able to accurately decipher data and professionally deliver presentations on findings to key stakeholders within the team
  • Experience in design of neurology or cancer compounds ideally sought, but flexibility is given to those who have worked on novel chemistry programs

Primary Job Requirements:
  • Ph.D. with 7+ years of hands-on laboratory medicinal chemistry track record of success
  • Proven track record of delivering drugs to clinical stages, with numerous nominated candidates delivered
  • You will come with demonstrated experience in project leadership and critical thinking abilities to solve problems creatively
  • You will have past experience managing CRO resources and getting deliverables met in a timely fashion
  • Ability to be collaborative and adjust to evolving demands of a Biotech environment

About Stratacuity:
Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.
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Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us.
cclancy@stratacuity.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.