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Principal Scientist
Medicinal Chemist
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Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Research
Python
Requirements
  • Ph D. with 8+ years or MS in Chemistry with 15+ years of industrial experience in medicinal chemistry with a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company
  • Experience working on a diverse range of drug targets and structure-based drug design is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging problems and produce innovative science, as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, patents, and presentations at scientific conferences
  • Experience managing contract research organizations
  • Some experience with programming in Python is desired
  • Proven ability to think independently while simultaneously operating in a collaborative, matrixed environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to rapidly generate clear and concise reports, papers, and presentation
Responsibilities
  • Help advance medicinal chemistry projects through application of cutting edge synthetic technology in the lab
  • Independently design synthetic routes, solve complex synthetic problems in the hood, synthesize, purify, and characterize libraries of small molecules
  • Contribute to the development of emerging drug discovery technologies
  • Leverage our world class computational platform in the design of novel compound libraries
  • Independently design compounds based on team or individual hypotheses, utilize novel methodologies and technologies, and carry out multi-step syntheses of small molecules
  • Use contemporary medicinal chemistry principles to drive projects to key decision points
  • Collaborate with peers and work effectively and efficiently as an important part of a cross-functional team
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage research activities conducted at CROs
  • Other duties as assigned
Valo Health

51-200 employees

AI-powered drug discovery & development
Company Overview
Valo is a mission-driven technology company that was created with the belief that the drug discovery and development process can and should be better—faster, less expensive, and with a higher probability of success.