PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
Scientist 1 , Chemistry (Government)
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/Key Responsibilities
With guidance from the advisor, plan and propose synthetic routes to target compounds.
Efficiently execute the synthesis, purification and characterization of small molecules.
Analyze data, interpret and communicate results as part of an internal multi-disciplinary team.
Develop and apply medicinal chemistry knowledge and skills.
Keep abreast of recent scientific developments, patents and primary literature.
Prepare presentation materials and clearly communicate research results at meetings.
Participate in the development and writing of patent applications.
Keep laboratory environment safe and well-organized.
Abide by all safety and regulatory guidelines.
Maintain a detailed laboratory notebook according to corporate standards and SOPs.
Perform other tasks as assigned.
Broad range of organic chemistry knowledge.
Planning and performing of complex multi-step organic syntheses, retro-synthetic analysis.
Extensive repertoire of classic and modern reactions including transition metal catalysis.
Strong communication skills, work ethic, enthusiasm and self-starter mentality.
Creative problem solver in the face of synthesis and project difficulties.
Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment with rapidly changing priorities.
Excellent planning, organization and time management skills.
Highly goal-driven and detail-oriented. Commitment to continuous learning.
Record of achievement with peer-reviewed publications.
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with 0-2 years post-doctoral or industry experience.
***Note: Please include a detailed summary of your research in addition to your resume********
****Applications not including a detailed research summary will not be considered***********
* Travel requirements.
Up to 10%
*Physical requirements (only note if the job requires physical capacity beyond general office work).
Laboratory based position
**At PTC Therapeutics we are seeking candidates in the United States who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or who will be fully vaccinated by the time they begin the position.
PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.