Scientists & Senior Scientists (Medicinal Chemistry)

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible with interviews being booked on a rolling basis.

Sygnature Discovery is an award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Our clients place great value on our highly flexible, transparent and collaborative business model. To support this energetic and creative working environment, our facility offers eight purpose-built and technologically advanced laboratories in which to deliver exceptional research. Our continuing growth has been supported by our recent move to the Discovery building in spring 2017.  This is a brand-new purpose-built facility on the BioCity site in the heart of Nottingham.

As part of this continued expansion, Sygnature Discovery is looking for innovative and enthusiastic scientists to join the organisation at varying levels of responsibility and experience.

For Scientist roles, successful candidates are likely to have a PhD in Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry, or a BSc/MSc in Chemistry ideally with additional drug discovery experience in industry.  

For Senior Scientist roles, successful candidates are likely to have a drug discovery background gained within a pharmaceutical company, CRO or substantial relevant post-doctoral study. Knowledge of practical laboratory drug discovery techniques is essential and leadership skills are desirable.

Applicants should have a passion for medicinal and synthetic chemistry and be confident designing and executing complex synthetic routes in a proactive and efficient manner.  They should possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work well within teams and a matrix organisation.

In return we offer excellent training and benefits. These include highly competitive salaries and pension scheme, as well as private medical insurance and life assurance.

If you are interested in joining a successful, engaged and award-winning company that places its people at the heart of its business, please send your CV, with covering letter, to or visit to find out more.

Please note that candidates must be eligible and able to work in the UK. Please include details of your eligibility in your application.

Please include reference ST0217 in your application.