Scientist I or II, Medicinal Chemistry

Location: San Diego, California 92121
Position type: Full time
Job Code: 20170313MC
Salary: TBD
Required education: Ph.D. or BS/MS with 8+ years relevant experience


Summary/Scope:

Jecure Therapeutics Inc. is an exciting and privately held biotech company based in San Diego focusing on the discovery of novel therapeutics for NASH and liver fibrosis. We seek a talented Medicinal Chemist for a Scientist position with responsibility for advancing a world-class medicinal chemistry program to identify high-quality small molecule therapeutics. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills and experience in drug discovery. In addition, the successful candidate will have a track record of scientific accomplishment as evidenced by publications, patents, and the like as well, as a demonstrated ability to work collegially in a team environment.



Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Apply contemporary medicinal chemistry principles towards the design of novel organic compounds;
  • Practice state-of-art organic synthesis techniques to synthesize, purify, and isolate novel compounds for testing in both in vitro and in vivo assays;
  • Develop SAR to advance program directives and communicate scientific findings both internally and externally;
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge on medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, and project-related scientific literature.


Contact:

Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to hr@jecuretx.com; please reference job posting # 20170313MC.



Prerequisites:

Ph.D. with at least 3 years of relevant work experience in the field of drug discovery. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.



Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Synthetic organic chemistry and compound purification
  • Structure-based drug design
  • Ability to integrate biochemical, cell-based, DMPK, and in vivo data to the design of novel molecules

Apply:

Send your resume by email to hr@jecuretx.com.