Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Principal Synthetic Organic Chemist


  • South East
  • £Excellent
  • Non-Laboratory & Other Scientific Roles

About this job

Unique opportunity for an experienced synthetic organic chemist to join a successful and expanding contract research organisation to drive synthetic strategy across multiple drug discovery projects.


  • Develop, support and troubleshoot synthetic chemistry for projects in drug discovery
  • Work effectively with a multi-disciplinary team to solve complex problems
  • Communicate ideas, progress and report to international pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
  • Propose new techniques and/or methods to improve the company’s performance
  • Mentor junior members of the team to ensure effective delivery of synthetic project


  • PhD Synthetic Organic Chemistry & significant industrial experience in a drug discovery environment
  • Extensive knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry reactions and techniques
  • Excellent communication skills

Experience of leading small teams would be advantageous.

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