This scientist will independently conduct synthesis and process development activities for preclinical and clinical candidates. This includes laboratory experimentation for compound preparation, synthetic route scouting, process development/optimization and process trouble-shooting. Additional responsibilities 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.
Ph.D in chemistry with at least two years experience, or a MS with 8 years or a BS with 12 years experience in the pharmaceutical/ process development field. Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills. A thorough understanding of organic chemistry and process chemistry as well as current literature. API manufacturing experience in Chemical Development. Good understanding of cGMP requirements for API manufacturing.