Senior Research Associate/Scientist I, Medicinal Chemistry

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated chemist with a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry to join our Medicinal Chemistry team. You will work with a highly dynamic group that is focused on moving projects from the hit identification stage to the discovery of clinical candidates. The company mission is to control protein fate to treat human diseases leveraging exciting technologies to target protein degradation. The successful applicant will have demonstrated substantial experience in modern synthetic organic chemistry and standard analytical methods. Having developed an understanding of the physicochemical properties that drive drug discovery are highly desired. As a member of a dynamic multi-disciplinary project team, you will collaborate with a broad group of highly experienced scientists within Nurix as well as with external collaborators. Qualifications * Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry with 0-4 years industrial chemistry experience, MS with typically 6+ years of relevant experience or BA/BS or equivalent with typically 10+ years of relevant experience (years of relevant experience will impact level of hire) * Creative skills in the design, performance and interpretation of chemistry experiments with strong synthetic problem-solving skills using a hypothesis-based approach * Excellent communication of project rationale, key experimental results, issues and accomplishments in appropriate verbal and written form * Solid track record of scientific accomplishment demonstrated by publications, patents, or presentations * Maintains an excellent scientific expertise in organic synthesis and a good knowledge of key medicinal chemistry principles * Good ability to manage own priorities and deliverables, both independently and in the team setting

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