This individual will independently conduct synthesis and process development activities for preclinical and clinical candidates. This includes laboratory experimentation for compound preparation. Additional responsibilities will include support for off-site synthesis and interaction with scale-up/ manufacturing contractors. The individual is expected to effectively document research and to conduct work in a safe manner in accordance with company and departmental guidelines. A thorough understanding of organic chemistry and process chemistry as well as current literature is required. Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and witten communication abilities. Excellent laboratory, productivity, and research skills. Manufacturing experience in Chemical Development. Good understanding of cGMP requirements in API manufacturing as demonstrated through past and present training and responsibilities.
PhD in Chemistry with at least 8 years experience, or an MS with 14+ years, or a BS with 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical/ process development field. Must have a demonstrated track record of managing multiple programs, resources and staff. Must have extensive experience in working with CRO/CMO’s both as a lead and a team member. Must possess good communication skills for written reports and oral presentations.