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Postdoc Position – Investigator, Medicinal Chemistry
May 4, 2017 - June 4, 2017
• PhD degree in Organic Chemistry, or Medicinal Chemistry.
• 0 to 3 years of professional and/or industrial experience.
• High level of synthetic chemistry expertise allowing one to plan synthetic routes to, and prepare molecules of interest to advance lead optimization efforts.
• Well versed in the application of new synthetic methodology.
• High level of scientific credibility as demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, presentations, or patents.
• Demonstrated autonomy in decision making.
• Ability to excel in a team environment and work efficiently in an open-plan laboratory.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
The successful applicant will join a highly motivated medicinal chemistry team within Oncology Research & Development where the focus will be on progressing hit series through to candidate selection against Epigenetic targets. The successful applicant will have opportunities to design and implement insightful and creative medicinal chemistry strategies to fulfill these objectives. The applicant will be expected to develop a deep expertise in lead optimization tactics including state-of-the-art synthesis, purification, and computational tools.
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