The Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry will be working with our internal and external medicinal chemistry groups to design and synthesize small-molecules in the pursuit of target validation, hit-to-lead and lead optimization. The successful candidate will engage in synthetic and medicinal chemistry problem solving and will collaborate across disciplines to drive programs as part of project teams.
• Directly contribute to internal and external medicinal chemistry efforts in order to successfully advance programs. • Works as part of Goldfinch bio project teams to prioritize discovery efforts and initiatives • Lead and oversee effective interactions with CROs. • Lead medicinal and synthetic chemistry efforts while demonstrating a high level of problem solving and creativity • Interpret, and communicate results effectively, • Maintain and promote safe work environment
Required Skills & Qualifications
• PhD. in synthetic Organic Chemistry 5+ years of industry experience MS in Organic Chemistry with 8+ years of industry experience
• Strong track record in impacting hit-to-lead and lead optimization programs • High level of creativity and productivity with strong synthetic chemistry problem solving skills • Proven ability to work collaborate effectively with others in a dynamic and highly matrixed environment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills • Experience working with CROs is preferred