We offer :
Our Company : "We are a dynamic, fast-growing company, with an enviable reputation for leading edge science, offering contract research services to some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, solving what were believed to be unsolvable scientific challenges".
We believe in our ability to relentlessly push forward the boundaries of scientific excellence, delivering solutions for our clients, always operating ethically and with integrity.
We take pride in our professionalism and commitment to always deliver our very best work.
We are based in Hertfordshire, in the town of Hoddesdon. The Hoddesdon campus, consisting of several purpose built scientific and administrative buildings together with a purpose built conference STE area has more than 5,000m2 of premier R&D space and houses an established Process Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry and Drug Discovery team, and a newly formed Formulation Development department.
The Hoddesdon site has state-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standard facilities for the development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), formulation development and process chemistry.
We offer our employees a highly supportive team-work environment, enabling them to develop and liberate their true potential.
Pharmaron Drug Discovery
The Drug Discovery department, based in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK provides world-class drug discovery leadership to our partners in the life-science industry.
As trusted collaborators, and in synergy with the capabilities and resources of the global Pharmaron group, this multi-disciplinary science team delivers quality, small-molecule preclinical candidates across a diversity of therapeutic areas and routes of administration.
The experienced Hoddesdon team provides leadership, strategy, molecule design and project oversight and coupled with the deep expertise of Pharmaron worldwide platforms for experimental delivery we have created a unique service model that has quickly gained traction within the industry.
Job Title : Associate Director / Director Medicinal Chemistry
With a rapidly expanding department and portfolio the Medicinal Chemistry function is seeking individuals who have a passion for leading Medicinal Chemistry science in discovery projects and who can strengthen the capabilities of our research teams.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for an inspiring, experienced and forward-thinking Medicinal Chemistry Leader to provide effective medicinal chemistry expertise and leadership of integrated small molecule drug discovery program to enhance the scientific reputation and business performance of Pharmaron.
To develop and support a culture of respected science, best scientific practice, knowledge expansion and sharing.
The Associate Director / Director Medicinal Chemistry role combines scientific decision-making and organisational leadership to advance small molecule drug discovery campaigns from hit identification through to development candidate.
With a strong background in medicinal chemistry, including extensive knowledge of synthetic chemistry strategies, you will be recognised as an expert who is innovative and proactive in shaping work and influencing its direction and strategy, contributing the advancement of Pharmaron projects by providing synthetic and medicinal chemistry expertise and representing Pharmaron where appropriate with client partners, collaborators, regulatory authorities and other bodies as required.
Key Roles and Responsibilities :
Ensure high calibre scientists are recruited into the department and receive appropriate training and mentoring. Support the leadership of the department and more junior staff in business and professional development
Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills
Essential Requirements :
Track-record of scientific publications (papers, patents and posters / oral presentations) commensurate with experience.
Why Should You Apply?
You will be a highly valued member of our team and have a real impact in a fast-growing and highly respected CRO striving to become the world leader in contract research services.
Pharmaron is a premier R&D service company supporting the life sciences industry. Founded in 2003, Pharmaron has invested in its people and facilities having established diverse drug R&D service capabilities, ranging from synthetic, medicinal and analytical chemistry, biology, DMPK, pharmacology, drug safety assessment, radiochemistry and isotopically labelled metabolism, chemical & pharmaceutical development to clinical development.
With operations in China, US and UK staffed by over 12,000 employees, Pharmaron has an excellent track record in the delivery of R&D solutions to its partners in North America, Europe, Japan and China