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Director / Senior Director of Chemistry Service Unit

This position is based in Tianjin, China, reporting to VP of Chemistry at WuXi AppTec.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide inputs and update to senior management about progress of scientific projects, communicate with clients;
  • Plan and supervise a team of PhD, MS and BS chemists' daily activities;
  • Provide scientific guidance and troubleshooting to chemists for technical difficulties;
  • Write progress reports for clients and senior management;
  • Help BD team to explore potential business;


  • Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry with at least 8 years of technical and managerial experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Significant project leadership experience, demonstrated ability in chemistry problem solving, synthetic route designing and project implementation
  • Solid track record of scientific publications in international reputable journals
  • Demonstrated managerial experienced in managing a large scientific team including PhD scientists.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, both in English and Chinese
  • The incumbent will be required to focus on multiple issues at one time, and must have the ability to organize and direct diverse activities in a changing environment, often under time pressure.
  • With a mature, self-confident and well-balanced personality, it is essential that the candidate also possess a high standard of ethical and intellectual integrity
  • Previous experience in CRO, core facility and biotech/pharma settings would be a plus

Any applications,pls contact:su_hua@wuxiapptec.com;global_talent@wuxiapptec.com