Job Location: Operations
We are currently seeking a Research Scientist for our Medicinal Chemistry department.
Rapid synthesis of drug candidates to enable the advancement of optimization programs toward clinical development
Design of next generation compounds by application of medicinal chemistry knowledge to the analysis of potency, DMPK, and off-target selectivity data
Communication of research progress and data interpretation during project meetings
Ph.D. in Chemistry required
0-5 years of relevant experience in synthetic organic/medicinal chemistry, preferably in lead optimization (familiarity with molecular and cellular biological techniques, especially screening techniques is a plus)
Proven track record of scientific achievement through publications and patents
Demonstrated expertise in organic synthesis, chromatographic purification methods, and compound characterization using modern analytical techniques (NMR, MS, HPLC, etc.)
Organized, detail-oriented, excellent record-keeping skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and perform well in a team environment
Now is the perfect time for you to consider a move to Cytokinetics where you can put all of your skills to maximum use. You will enjoy a truly unique culture as well as a competitive benefits program.