Scientist Job Title - Scientist Location - Hertfordshire Salary - £competitive Duration - Permanent / Full Time Sector - Biotechnology We are looking for an experienced medicinal chemist with strong laboratory skills - is this you? Do you have a passion for employing synthetic chemistry to produced advanced drug targets? We would like to hear from you Our client is a fast-growing drug discovery company based in Hertfordshire. They are delivering next-generation cancer therapies to improve the prospects of cancer patients through science and medicine. As a Scientist, your role will include: Carry out multi-step synthesis, reaction optimisation, scale-up and purification of chemical intermediates Troubleshoot and overcome synthetic chemistry problems Write project reports and updates in a timely and organised manner Communicate with senior team members and support delivery of project targets Work in a safe manner, complete COSHH and risk assessments You would be part of a small team that works well together and they want someone to join them with a positive can-do attitude and a willingness to do whatever is needed to get the job done. The successful Scientist will have: Minimum PhD in chemistry from an accredited institution with experience post PhD in industry. Knowledge and experience of characterisation (e.g., NMR), purification (e.g., chromatography) and other analytical techniques is essential Excellent communication skills, including IT adeptness Experience of synthetic organic chemistry/medicinal chemistry working in industry is highly desirable Proven track record of publications in relevant literature Experience with Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs) is desirable Versatile with a can-do attitude You may have a background of the following Scientist, Research Scientist, Chemist, Research Chemist, Molecular Chemist, Analytical Lab Technician, Research Associate, Medical Research Technician etc. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications. Emerald Starfish are working exclusively with this client on a retained basis. Closing date for applications is 20th May 2021 In return, the successful candidate will receive a competitive package depending on experience. NO AGENCIES PLEASE. Ref: 98516 This job was originally posted as

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