Synthetic Organic Chemist (SOC1)

Vernalis R&D
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
12 Jan 2018
02 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We require a high calibre synthetic organic chemist to apply modern synthetic methods and new technologies to solve problems and deliver target compounds arising from our drug discovery programmes. An excellent theoretical and mechanistic understanding of synthetic organic chemistry, extensive practical experience, and an outstanding publication record in high impact journals is required. Applications are welcome from candidates qualified to PhD level, optionally with postdoctoral experience, or those holding a BSc, MChem or equivalent, with a minimum three years relevant practical experience.

We offer talented and motivated individuals excellent training opportunities within our creative, multidisciplinary teams, and a benefits package which includes a competitive salary and pension, private medical cover and life assurance.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the United Kingdom.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering email to by 2nd February 2018, clearly stating the reference number of the position applied for.

Vernalis Research is a world leader in fragment- and structure-based drug discovery, with a track record of success in delivering drug candidates and lead compounds in collaboration with international pharmaceuticals industry partners. Our strengths are in developing and applying the most appropriate methods to solve problems in drug discovery.

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