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Associate Director
Medicinal Chemistry
Posted on 9/9/2022
San Bruno, CA, USA • San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree and 12+ years of academic or industry experience
Desired Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry with 8+ years industry / pharmaceutical medicinal chemistry industrial experience and 4+ years of leadership experience
  • Proven track record of supervising PhD level scientists to high levels of productivity, whilst improving the skills and knowledge of direct reports through mentorship and focused development activities
  • Demonstrated track record of leadership advancing programs through all stages of drug discovery to support IND-enabling studies or demonstrated success starting early discovery programs
  • Proven leadership capability in cross-functional teams, either as project team leader or co-leader
  • Track record of innovation and impact on programs documented through co-inventorship on issued patents and authorship of publications in peer-reviewed journals is necessary (may include both successful advances and data-driven terminations)
  • Strong working knowledge of protein-ligand interactions, conformational and structural analysis, experienced in partnering closely with computational chemists through appropriate use of computational tools and models as well as visualization applications
  • High level of creativity and productivity with strong synthetic problem-solving skills, synthetic methods, and reaction mechanisms are required
  • Ability to champion chemistry efforts into new directions to achieve project milestones
  • Strong skills in gathering, documenting, and analyzing information from competitive sources such as patents and meetings and using this information to guide program strategy
  • Experience working in cardiovascular or genetic based diseases is desired, but not required
  • Broad knowledge of the drug discovery and development process
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills demonstrated ability to write peer reviewed quality work or invention disclosures for patent applications, and able to present the rationale, key data, issues and accomplishments department wide
Bristol-Myers Squibb

10,001+ employees

Biopharmaceutical development company
Company mission
Bristol-Myers Squibb engages in the discovery, development, licensing, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of pharmaceuticals.