Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry job Colorado Colorado
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Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 11892825
Location: Colorado, Colorado Date Posted: 1/4/2022
Wage: Negotiable Category: Medical/Health
Job Code: BGH Med Chem

Job Description:

Group Leader, Medicinal Chemistry

Biotechnology company who is developing solutions to treat genetically driven diseases, with a focus on rational drug discovery and development, they are leveraging validated biology to advance precision therapies designed to address the true underlying drivers of disease and provide real hope for patients.

They are currently looking for a chemistry leader to help build their research and discovery team. You will lead a small molecule drug discovery group from the bench while contributing intellectually across our research portfolio.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of internal chemists on the design and synthesis of drug like molecules to progress a project from lead optimization to IND submission

  • Lead your team from the bench, function as a synthetic organic chemistry expert by solving problems and mentoring junior members of the chemistry team

  • Contribute to the design of targets for external resources

  • Collaborate with structural biology, computational chemistry and medicinal chemists using structure-based drug design to conceive targeted compounds

  • Progress your project by supporting in vitro and in vivo experiments through close interactions with your biology co-leader

  • Provide data updates and project progress to senior staff and the research organization

  • Contribute to target identification as part of the new targets committee

What You Bring:

  • PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry and a minimum of 5 years industrial experience or MS/BS + 10 years of experience

  • Expert knowledge of small molecule drug discovery principles and concepts

  • Have experience managing other medicinal chemists

  • Reputation as emerging leader in the field with a record of sustained performance and accomplishment

They offer a generous benefits package that includes competitive pay, performance-based bonus, stock options, insurance coverage (health, dental, life, and disability), unlimited time-off, a 401(k) plan, and commuter/parking benefits.

To be considered, please apply with a resume. For additional information on this opportunity, contact Brittany Harris at 605.906.8615. Resumes may be confidentially sent to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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Company: GPAC

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