Chemist, Senior Scientist - Job Code vpj024
Vipergen ApS (www.vipergen.com) is dedicated to small molecule drug discovery using DNA-encoded libraries. Vipergen has successfully developed and commercialized two 2nd generation technology platforms - The YoctoReactor® for synthesizing DNA-encoded small-molecule libraries and Binder Trap Enrichment® for screening such libraries. We are looking for a candidate who can contribute to partnered drug discovery projects, and to the continued development of our discovery platforms.
Educational requirements: A Ph.D. with 5 or more years industrial experience (or equivalent experience) in medicinal or organic chemistry or a related field.
The candidate should have solid knowledge of and hands-on experience with organic synthesis, drug discovery, and medicinal chemistry. Experience with design and synthesis of combinatorial small molecule libraries, computational analysis of compound libraries, hit finding, hit selection and hit to lead optimization, organic synthesis on biomolecules (proteins/DNA), organic synthesis in aqueous environment, analysis of complex screening datasets, or computer aided drug design is desirable.
The ideal candidate should have excellent communication skills, a demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and innovative and enjoy working in a team setting. The ability to be innovative and creative in solving problems is essential. The successful candidate will be able to quickly learn large amounts of new, complex technical information, to design experiments independently, to analyze and present data, and to work effectively in a diverse, team-based environment. A demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in written English is required. The ability to manage multiple priorities is required.
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