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Associate Director - Medicinal Chemistry

Berkshire, United Kingdom

  • Salary: £65000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Posted: 05/09/2018

Job description

An exceptional opportunity has become available for an experienced medicinal chemistry scientist/researcher to join a leading global pharma company in a uniquely collaborative role. This is a full time permanent position based in Slough.


As an AD for Medicinal Chemistry, you will:

- Provide scientific leadership and act as SME for medicinal chemistry project teams for drug discovery/R&D

- Act as a strategic lead for the department, defining and shaping strategy and identifying opportunities for improvement and optimisation

- Work collaboratively with external researchers and academics on novel research projects

- Represent the company within the wider scientific community and build networks externally


This opportunity will provide you with:

- Experience in a large pharmaceutical company with an established product portfolio

- Support from senior leaders and solid financial backing for the R&D team

- Opportunity to step up as a leader (both strategically and in line management, if desired)

- Highly competive salary and package


You will require:

- PhD in a relevant scientific discipline

- 5-10 years' experience in small molecule research

- Academic research experience highly desired (e.g. post doctoral fellowships)

- Track record of delivery of drug candidates through to commercial stage



This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to make their mark in a respected organisation. This position would suit an experienced senior scientist keen to advance their career and to contribute to collaborative research projects. To discuss this opportunity in more detail and to receive a full job description, please send your CV to