Medicinal Chemist

£32000 to £40000 per annum
02 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Ben Walsh
Contract Type
Full Time
Hyper Recruitment Solutions are currently looking for a Medicinal Chemist to join a leading Drug Discovery company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Medicinal Chemist you will be responsible for the design and synthesis of new drug candidates.


Your duties as the Medicinal Chemist will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will contribute to the creation of synthetic routes as well as performing the synthesis of agreed target molecules.

2. You will contribute to the medicinal chemistry design of new target molecules.

3. As the Medicinal Chemist you will be required to present your work as well as other to clients and partners.

4. You will be tasked with the purification and characterisation of synthesised molecules using techniques such as NMR, Mass Spec and analytical/preparative HPLC.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Medicinal Chemist we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry or Drug Discovery related field.

2. Proven industry experience in medicinal chemistry and organic synthesis.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with the creation of synthetic routing as well as synthesising target molecules for drug discovery purposes.

Key Words: Drug / Pharmaceutical / Drug Discovery / Medicinal / Chemistry / Med Chem / Organic / Organic Chemistry / Medicinal Chemistry

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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