Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry at FLX Bio
South San Francisco, CA, US
The Scientist will be responsible for the design and synthesis of novel small molecules to interact with a therapeutically relevant biological target.
He/She will contribute to one of our multi-disciplinary drug discovery teams, responsible for the identification and characterization of drug candidates capable of advancement into clinical trials. This will require the development of a broad working knowledge of various disciplines including immuno-oncology, ADME, and pharmaceutics. The Scientist will also utilize structure-based methods and integration of large data sets in the design of novel compounds that possess increasingly optimal druglike profiles.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry and will have conducted post-doctoral research on a synthetic or biological project. Exceptional candidates without post-doctoral experience are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will possess excellent problem-solving skills as evidenced by a robust publication record. The role demands a highly goal-driven approach and the ability to rapidly achieve time-sensitive objectives in a dynamic and collaborative environment. Industry experience a plus.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.