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Synthetic Organic Chemist (m/f/d)



  • A degree in Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry with a final-year organic synthesis research project, and/or an industrial placement year spent working in synthetic organic chemistry.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of organic chemistry.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and a positive "can-do" attitude.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of team.


  • PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry.
  • Industrial experience of working in organic synthesis in early-stage drug-discovery, either with a Pharmaceutical, Biotech, CRO or academic drug-discovery unit.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of medicinal chemistry or process chemistry.

Main Duties:

  • As part of a synthesis team, you will be responsible for the synthesis of novel drug-like molecules destined for biological testing. These are lab-based roles and as such the successful applicants are expected to be familiar with common techniques of organic synthesis. Training will be given for unfamiliar equipment.
  • Customer reports will be prepared according to specific customer requirements, upholding the highest level of scientific integrity.
  • You will be expected to communicate effectively with your team and show flexibility when priorities change.
  • You will show an enthusiasm for learning new skills and will be expected to assist with routine tasks.

» Job description

Malvern PANalytical
Sandwich [UK]