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Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry at Goldfinch Bio
Cambridge, MA, US
Job Summary

 

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.

 

Job Responsibilities
• 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
Education:
• PhD. in synthetic Organic Chemistry 5+ years of industry experience MS in Organic Chemistry with 8+ years of industry experience

Required 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