Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

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La Jolla, California
May 02, 2021
May 10, 2021
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We are seeking a highly motivated synthetic chemist who will contribute to the Oncology Medicinal Chemistry Department at Pfizer Worldwide R&D La Jolla, CA. As part of this group, the successful applicant will contribute through innovative synthetic chemistry tothedeliveryof clinical candidates aligned with the Oncology Research portfolio.

  • Assist in the refinement and execution of synthetic routes, including the development of modular routes for rapid analog generation and efficient scalable routes for preclinical candidates, based on discussions with supervisor and team members
  • Employ enabled routes to synthesize medicinal chemistry targets in singleton or parallel format
  • Build effective partnerships with other research lines, in particular analytical, technology, pharmaceutical sciences and process chemistry groups, to efficiently execute synthetic deliverables
  • Actively participate in discussions and present results in chemistry team meetings
  • Adhere to all company safety and compliance requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry
  • Completion of two semesters of Organic Chemistry
  • Basic understanding of reaction mechanisms and reactivity
  • Familiar with standard laboratory techniques and has a working knowledge of purification methods and characterization of organic compounds, especially NMR and mass spectroscopy
  • Ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) with supervisor and project team members

  • Synthetic organic chemistry laboratory experience either through undergraduate research or internships in industry.

Other Job Details:
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus


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