Sr. Scientist/Associate Director of Medicinal Chemistry

Location: Berkeley, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Clinical Research, R&D, R&D Type: Permanent

This is an exciting biotech company that is looking to become a leader in drug discovery by using unconventional small molecule technologies to unlock novel therapeutic targets. The company's focus is in the metabolic disease, cancer, and inflammation therapeutic areas.

Position Summary:

In this position, you will be at the forefront of the drug discovery team, where you will be discovering and advancing lead compounds for the treatment of major human diseases. In this effort, about 75% of your time will be at the bench discovering new chemical matter for early stage drug leads and 25% of your time will be broad thinking including: project planning, strategy, and management.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Hit-to-Lead optimization

-Design and execution of optimization strategies

-Presentation of research projects to various groups

-Development of current pipeline compounds


-Ph.D in Chemistry or related

-6-10 years of medicinal chemistry experience

-experience solving DMPK/ADME issues

-Track record of advancing leads to IND

Desired Qualifications:

-Peptide chemistry experience

-Outsourcing experience

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.