1+ months

Research Fellow, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Design

Cambridge, MA 02139
Apply Now
Apply on the Company Site
**Role Responsibilities**

+ Deliver new small molecule projects to the portfolio through collaborations with disease area biologists, clinicians, external companies and academic institutions to establish robust lead generation approaches

+ Lead projects through the Hit-to-Lead phase to ensure they move forward with scientific excellence, efficiency and speed

+ Lead projects through the Lead Optimization phase to ensure delivery of small molecule/synthetic drug candidates with scientific excellence, efficiency and speed

+ Drive high performance team effectiveness in all projects that they lead or contribute to

+ Drive and catalyzes innovation and discipline excellence in Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Design through the introduction and implementation of novel approaches, methods and modalities to the drug discovery process

+ Collaborate closely with other scientific leaders across Medicine Design to improve effectiveness of synthetically-derived drug discovery at Pfizer to ensure we remain amongst industry leaders

+ Lead the identification of external scientific opportunities to develop and advance Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Design capabilities at Pfizer

+ Sit on a Medicinal Chemistry leadership team, providing strategic guidance and input to the effective running and career development of a group of 30-50 medicinal chemists focused on a specific disease area

+ Play a leading role in enhancing the external reputation of Pfizer's Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Design and synthetic Drug Discovery capabilities through high profile publications and presentations at leading conferences


**Basic Qualifications**

+ Doctorate level degree in relevant area of science, or equivalent industrial experience

+ Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry

+ Strong track record of delivering high impact contributions to Med Chem projects, including to projects that have delivered agents into the clinic

+ Expert working knowledge of the key Research and Development disciplines and scientific lines responsible for pharmaceutical drug discovery and development

+ Experience of leading matrixed teams of internal/CRO staff scientist to deliver project objectives

+ Consistent record of peer-reviewed publications from scientific work to date, to include medicinal chemistry/ drug discovery


+ Examples of successful introduction or application of novel methods or technologies into drug discovery organizations in order to improve productivity in medicinal chemistry

+ Several examples of high impact publications in Medicinal Chemistry/ Drug Discovery

+ Experience of successfully supervising and/ or mentoring junior staff, post docs or interns

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Other Job Details:**

+ Eligible for Relocation Package: yes

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: yes

N (Other) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
Posted: 2019-04-01 Expires: 2019-08-10

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Research Fellow, Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Design

Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast