1+ months

Senior Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

Boulder, CO 80302

Pfizer Boulder Research and Development is looking to expand its research organization. We are focused on the discovery and development of targeted small molecule drugs to treat patients afflicted with cancer.

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We are seeking PhD chemists with 0-4 years experience with strong synthetic organic chemistry skills for a laboratory-based position focused on the design and synthesis of novel small molecule drugs. The successful candidate will work well in a team environment, be innovative in synthetic planning, and highly motivated to help meet team driven goals.


Participate in the design of new small molecule drugs

Develop and execute synthetic routes to deliver team objectives

Critically evaluate and troubleshoot reaction sequences

Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab

Evaluate complex data sets to develop strategies aimed at drug optimization

Prepare and present research results to chemistry and project team members

Regularly interact and cooperate with team members across functional areas

Work in partnership with external collaborators

Keep current with the chemistry literature as well as key biology publications related to ongoing projects


Ph.D. in organic chemistry is required prior to start date

Proven track record through high quality publications and presentations

Expertise in NMR, automated chromatography and LC/MS

Demonstrated ability to carry out multistep synthetic chemistry sequences

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task in the laboratory while pursuing multiple targets in parallel


Post-doctoral training

Experience mentoring and working with junior scientists

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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

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**Other Job Details:**

+ Additional Location Information: Boulder, CO

+ Eligible for Relocation Package

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2020-01-08

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