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Research Fellow - medicinal chemistry

Job responsibilities:

  • You need to conversant in medicinal chemistry, have good communications skills and functional in English and Chinese.
  • You will manage 1 or 2 medchem projects where you need to be the lead chemist/lead designer.
  • You will interact with biologists, pharmacologists, DMPK scientists, and CADD to properly interpret biological data.
  • You will design rounds of SAR compounds, have them synthesized, and evaluated.
  • You need to seek advice from more senior medchem personnel to analyze and overcome any hurtles the project may encounter.
  • You should be able to summarize and provide high level updates to clients or WX managers.
  • You will be presenting at TCs, approving research reports before sending to clients, and participate in client project reviews. You also need to coach team chemists on basic medchem concepts.

Qualifications

  • PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry (or a lower degree plus experiences)
  • solid background in synthetic and medicinal chemistry
  • proven track record of successfully leading hit id, lead id, and lead optimization projects.
  • 3-8 years of industrial experience post Ph.D degree is required.