Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry
We are seeking a highly motivated synthetic chemist who will contribute to the Medicinal Chemistry Department located Boulder, CO. As part of this group, the successful applicant will contribute through innovative synthetic chemistry to the delivery of clinical candidates.
Develop, troubleshoot and optimize synthetic routes, including modular routes for rapid analog generation and efficient scalable routes for preclinical candidates, based on discussions with supervisor and team members
Employ enabled routes to synthesize medicinal chemistry targets in singleton or parallel format
Build effective partnerships with outsourcing points of contact, analytical, technology, pharmaceutical sciences and process chemistry groups, to efficiently execute synthetic deliverables
Actively participate in discussions and present results in chemistry team meetings
Adhere to all safety, scientific record keeping, and compliance requirements
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry
Solid knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry reaction mechanisms and reactivity
Ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) with supervisor and project team members
Academic research experience in organic chemistry
Experience in multi-step synthetic targets
Experience in silica gel compound purification
Experience in compound characterization with proton NMR
Please submit your resume and optional cover letter and 1 page research summary.
ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION:
Eligible for employee referral bonus
For roles based in Colorado:
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $49,400 to $82,400. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus with a target of 7.5% of the base salary. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.
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