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Posted on Dec 15, 2018 by Selvita

Not Specified Poland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Job location: Poland
- Cracow or PoznanRef no.: XING/ 050

As a Medicinal Chemist
you'll play a vital role in the process of drug discovery projects, helping to
create new and more effective medicines. Using a range of chemistry techniques
and data analysis tools, you'll design and create new pharmaceutically active
molecules to combat a particular disease or condition.

You'll be working in a
collaborative environment within a project team of scientists to understand and
interpret biological testing of the compounds that have been created. You'll
also analyze the results of these tests to improve molecules until there is
sufficient evidence that the selected molecule can be efficacious and safe for
testing in people.

We are looking for Individuals
having an excellent understanding of modern methodologies in drug discovery
with excellent communication skills, who are creative, enthusiastic and able to
work effectively in an international discovery team environment. We also expect
that Senior Medicinal Chemists would be able to lead multidisciplinary project

Main tasks on the

Provision of expert advice regarding screening, cascade, establishment
and planning the work of synthetic chemists
Interactions with colleagues representing diverse scientific disciplines such as chemistry, biology,
pharmacology, DMPK and molecular modeling to facilitate project progression
Data collection, analysis,
writing reports and giving presentations at project meetings
Liaising with partners and clients and responding to
queries about the research progress
Offering support to the Selvita marketing team during
teleconferences and in-person meetings with the Clients
Senior medicinal
chemist could manage multidisciplinary project teams through hit to lead and
lead optimization phases up to clinical candidate nomination

Main requirements:

A MSc degree in medicinal
chemistry or organic chemistry (PhD degree is required for the Senior Medicinal
Chemist position)

A minimum of 5 years' post
educational experience working in the drug discovery environment, preferably in
a large biotech or medium/large Pharma companyExperience in the drug discovery
process from hit-to-lead, lead optimization, up to the stage of clinical
candidate nomination, in particular:•
Deep knowledge of modern synthetic organic chemistry

Familiarity with the modern computational chemistry approaches

Understanding of biological basis of compounds activity for selected

Awareness of modern screening technologies

Good understanding of in vitro and
in vivo pharmacokinetic principles

Experience in correlating pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties
of a compound

Familiarity with in vitro and in vivo safety testing of NCEs

For the Senior Medicinal Chemist position a track
record of a drug discovery integrated
project management including medicinal chemistry, computational
chemistry, DMPK, biology (cellular and molecular) and in vitro/vivo pharmacology
Fluent in written/spoken English
What we offer:

Work in a team of highly-qualified and experienced professionalsParticipation in challenging and ambitious projectsWork in a dynamic Company with high perspective of
growth and operating in innovative business sectorPackage of benefits: private medical healthcare,
Multisport Card, lunch subsidies, days with fruits, language classes refundPossibility to take part in sports activitiesAccess to attractive facilities: fitness and spa zone in the building

If you are interested please send your
CV to with
referral number XING/050,
Medical Chemist / Senior Medicinal Chemist

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to add the following clause to your application: „I hereby express my consent to the
processing of my personal data by Selvita S.A. for the purpose of existing
recruitment process".

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date of submission of this document, in order to analyze them in terms of the
recruitment processes carried out in the Selvita Group".

Reference: 599554474