IMI European Lead Factory are recruiting a Drug Discovery Scientist.
The successful candidate will be an experienced and dynamic scientist and will play a key role in the centre carrying out hit assessment and taking the lead in optimisation programs.
Reporting to the Senior Medicinal Chemist, she/he will use her/his outstanding leadership and scientific skills to guide and direct optimisation programs to ensure the highest quality hit lists are produced for a wide variety of targets and target classes. Prioritising compounds selected for screening, designing and implementing medicinal chemistry plan, a “hands-on” scientist, she/he will ensure that agreed milestones and deliverables are achieved.
Responsibilities will also include liaising with key scientists on the project e.g. target owners, contributing to decision making on progression of compounds and suggestions for required studies.