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PhD Organic Chemists - Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry

Newhouse, Glasgow ML1 5UH   •  £Competitive salary + benefits and possible relocation allowance  •  Permanent, Full time


Have you recently completed (or soon to complete) your PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry?

Do you want to be a part of an all inclusive growing CRO where you will work with innovative research companies from across the globe, applying and developing your drug discovery skills?

BioAscent is looking for experienced organic chemists capable of solving both synthetic and medicinal chemistry challenges, with the goal of creating new and more effective medicines for our customers across the globe.

We are looking for self-motivated individuals, with a passion for medicinal and synthetic chemistry, and a proven ability to design, plan and execute complex synthetic routes. Individuals with an enthusiasm for generating knowledge from data and the drive to apply this to the design of novel molecular targets. Ideal candidates will be excellent communicators, problem solvers and team players, with a commitment to quality and scientific rigour.

Key requirements:

  • You are likely to have or are in the process of completing your PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry.
  • A track record of success in the laboratory preparing and analysing chemical compounds using techniques such as LC-MS and NMR.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work well within a team.

Our most valuable asset is our people, and we are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative environment within BioAscent. As a key member of the chemistry team, we can ensure that you will have significant opportunity to develop and grow your scientific, leadership and interpersonal skillsets – all of which are closely tied to the further success of BioAscent. In addition, we offer a highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually, flexible working hours and an industry standard private pension.

BioAscent is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery solutions, based at the Glasgow BioCity site located on the M8 between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Founded in 2013 with a workforce of seven, BioAscent has undergone a period of sustained growth and now employs a team of over sixty. To find out why people choose to join BioAscent please visit our Careers Page.

How to apply:

If you are interested in joining a successful and people-oriented company, and kick-start an exciting career in drug discovery, send your CV and covering letter via the link below and we aim to respond to you within 2 working days.

If you’d like to discuss this role, please call Simeon Ractliffe in confidence on 0115 698 0303 or email: bioascent@n2resourcing.com

N2 Resourcing are recruiting for this position on behalf of BioAscent Discovery. We process your application and enquiries in a safe and strictly confidential manner.

Interviews will be carried out on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to apply early.

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK. Please include details of your eligibility in your covering letter.

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Related skills: Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Laboratory, Research


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  • Employer: BioAscent Discovery
  • Contact: Simeon Ractliffe
  • Phone: 0115 698 0303
  • Updated: 4th October 2021
  • Expires: 25th October 2021

BioAscent Discovery

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