Senior Medicinal Chemist

06 Jun 2017
06 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Operating from state-of-the-art research facilities in Loughborough and BioCity, Nottingham, UK, Charnwood Molecular is a leading Contract Research Organisation, providing medicinal chemistry, process research and other synthetic chemistry services to the global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical industries.

As part of an ongoing expansion to meet the rising demand for our services, we are now looking to recruit an exceptional individual to contribute to the leadership and management of our project teams at BioCity.

Reporting directly to the Head of Medicinal Chemistry, you will be a key member of our leadership team; your role will involve the design and implementation of new synthetic routes, supporting the day-to-day activities of our research chemists, and liaising directly with our clients and collaborators.

Candidate specification:

A BSc, Masters or PhD degree in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry with at least 3 years of experience within a biotech, pharmaceutical or contract research organization.

Previous experience of leading small teams to support drug discovery projects at the hit-to-lead and lead optimization stages would be an advantage but is not a prerequisite.

At Charnwood Molecular we recognise that a company‚Äôs real strengths lie in the people that it employs. Our strategy is to recruit the most talented individuals to bring a wealth of creative experience to our team. This is a permanent role offering an attractive Salary, Benefits and Training package. If you have the drive and ambition to help shape the development of a dynamic research-led company located in the heart of the vibrant City of Nottingham, then we look forward to receiving your application.


To be considered, or for further informal discussions, please submit a detailed CV and covering letter: