PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
PhD Scientist , Chemistry (Healthcare)
Under limited direction plans, initiates and executes synthetic organic chemistry experiments and interprets and communicates results as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories related to synthetic organic chemistry.
Understands and applies medicinal chemistry principles for optimizing potential drug candidates.
Presents findings internally to cross-functional teams.
Participates in the development and writing of patent applications
Abides by all safety and regulatory guidelines.
Maintains a detailed laboratory notebook.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Broad range of synthetic organic chemistry knowledge including –
Planning multi step synthetic protocols
Transition metal catalysis
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
Ph.D. degree in a scientific discipline preferably in Organic Chemistry with a minimum of 2 years' of pharmaceutical/Biotech industry experience. Please attach your research summary along with the application.
Strong communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively under direct supervision, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment.
Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills
* Travel requirements
Up to 10%
*Physical requirements (only note if the job requires physical capacity beyond general office work)
Laboratory based position.
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