Alkermes R&D is searching for an experienced medicinal chemist to play a key role in advancing the drug discovery pipeline. The incumbent will propose synthetic targets, design synthetic routes, interface with outsourced medicinal chemistry resources, and develop structure-activity relationships (SAR) to drive the iterative optimization of leads. Additional responsibilities include participation in experimental planning, data analysis, and presentations at team meetings and company meetings. The individual will support multiple programs through participation on internal cross functional working teams including in vitro and in vivo pharmacology, ADME, toxicology, pharmaceutical development, analytical development, and legal departments. A strong background in synthetic organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry, combined with high creativity and strong leadership and communications skills are essential.Link here. Best wishes to those applying.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: Ph.D. with emphasis in organic and/or medicinal chemistry or related discipline and at least 5 years of post graduate drug discovery experience.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Job posting: experienced Ph.D. medicinal chemist, Alkermes, Waltham, MA
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