WBI Job Posting: Ph.D. level Synthetic or Medicinal Chemist

The Warner Babcock Institute is in search of an energetic, team player to join our Green Chemistry mission. Below are the qualifications and Job description. If interested, qualified applicants should forward CV and cover letter to HR@warnerbabcock.com.

Job Description
Title of Position: Senior Scientist, PhD level
Reports to: Director
Department: Life Sciences

Qualifications
PhD in Synthetic or Medicinal Chemistry and 1-5 years post-doc and/or industrial experience. Qualified candidates must be able to work independently in planning, performing, and analyzing experiments managing multiple projects within an interdisciplinary team environment

Brief Description of Job:
• Active member of interdisciplinary drug discovery teams
• Lead the design and synthesis of analogs that meet the drug discovery program criteria
• Take responsibility for supporting the biological activity and pharmaceutical property goals of the drug discovery program
• Support the synthetic chemistry needs of Green Chemistry and Sustainability programs for various industrial applications
• Provide regular written research updates
• Professionally maintain electronic laboratory notebooks
• Present scientific progress in regular internal project team meetings
• Foster collaboration within the project team and across WBI departments
• Implement the principles of Green Chemistry in all aspects of research

Beneficial Qualities
• Able to multi-task, self initiate, prioritize, maintain project schedules on multiple programs
• Able to quickly learn new technologies and skills and thrive in an applied research environment
• Good problem solving and decision-making skills
• Ability to positively influence the project team to deliver on goals
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Great team player
• Experience in CNS and/or oncology a plus

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