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Sr. Director, Medicinal Chemistry (Oncology)

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Preclinical
  • Contact: Jillian Campbell
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  • Expiry Date: 17 April 2021

​Seeking Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry for Oncology-focused Leadership role!

Southern California


A top global pharmaceutical brand is currently looking to bring on a Senior Director with experience developing and driving synthetic and medicinal chemistry strategy for drug discovery related to the company’s Oncology products. In this role, you’ll be working closely with other group heads to create and maintain a sustainable small molecule portfolio, and take a lead role in external communications through high profile publications and presentations at noteworthy conferences.

This position will oversee strategic initiatives for a large lab-based team of colleagues with direct and dotted line reports in a matrix environment.


The ideal candidate will have 8-10+ years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry with a background in Medicinal Chemistry. Candidates should have management or supervisory experience and ability to work with design group. Prior focus in Oncology therapeutics is preferred, but not required. PhD, or equivalent level of experience is required.


This role is a high priority for the company and will move quickly for the right applicant! Interested parties should apply today for a confidential conversation to learn more about the team. Relocation to Southern California is available for highly qualified applicants, please inquire for more details.