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Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

Pfizer
La Jolla, CA 92037
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**ROLE SUMMARY**

We are seeking a highly motivated synthetic chemist who will contribute to the Oncology Medicinal Chemistry Department at Pfizer Worldwide R&D LaJolla, CA. As part of this group, the successful applicant will contribute through innovative synthetic chemistry to the delivery of clinical candidates aligned with the Oncology Research portfolio.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ With the appropriate guidance, develop and enable versatile and modular synthetic routes compatible with rapid new target synthesis, and will validate these routes through reduction to practice.

+ Employ enabled routes to synthesize medicinal chemistry targets within a project

+ Develop scalable routes to preclinical drug candidates.

+ Liaise with outsourcing point of contact(s) to ensure the efficient transfer of chemistry protocols and scientific guidance to external contract research chemists.

+ Actively participate in discussions, present results in chemistry team meetings and other internal or external science forums.



**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and 5+ years of lab-based experience in synthetic organic chemist or Master's degree in Organic Chemistry and 3+ years of lab=based research in synthetic organic chemistry.

+ Strong track record of achievement in synthesis of complex molecules with knowledge of modern synthetic methodologies and analytical and purification techniques. Capable of designing synthetic routes that efficiently meet project needs. Experienced in retrosynthetic analysis, multi-step synthesis, and a range of reaction types, conditions and scales.

+ Demonstrated independence in the laboratory

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills; enthusiasm, integrity, self-motivation, strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact within a multidisciplinary team.

+ Comfortable working a highly innovative team environment.

+ Can effectively cope with change.

+ Responds well to scientific challenge and applies significant rigor to his or her own work.

+ Will scientifically challenge others in a constructive manner and demonstrate exceptional team working skills.



**Other Job Details**



+ Eligible for Relocation PackageEligible for Employee Referral Bonus



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**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.



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Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-11-13
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