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Research Investigator, Organic/Medicinal Chemistry

Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Posted: 02/20/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 597656 Pay Rate: 80,000 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

A research scientist in the Medicinal Chemistry Research team will use organic synthetic methodology to prepare drug candidates as part of our drug discovery research organization.

This is a full-time contract position located in Pittsburgh, PA reporting to a senior scientist.  Salary and title will be commensurate with level of experience.

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in chemistry
  • Relevant laboratory/work experience preferred
  • Experience working in an organic synthesis laboratory preferred

  • In collaboration with a Senior Scientist, implement the synthesis of small-molecule organic compounds as drug candidates that target unmet medical needs
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date electronic notebook
  • Participate in group, project team and departmental research meetings
  • Work in a highly dynamic and team-oriented manner with Medicinal Chemistry and Biology team members to execute discovery programs with ambitious goals

The successful applicant will possess the following personal qualifications, with the ability to articulate examples of key achievements and characteristics:
  • Excellent listening, speaking, and writing skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills and behaviors
  • Collaborative skills, including respect for alternate views
  • A commitment to goals, a sense of urgency in fulfilling ambitious objectives, with high personal performance standards and self-accountability
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