Scientist I, Chemistry

Date Posted: Dec. 29, 2020
Number of the position: 0-1

Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at FIMECS. Join us as a Scientist I, Medicinal Chemistry in our Shonan site.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Scientist I, Medicinal Chemistry working on the Chemistry department, you will be empowered apply innovative synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry principles and techniques toward the discovery of medicines for oncology based on target protein degradation:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:
We are searching for a Scientist I to join the Chemistry group within the Research organization. We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to progress for expanding our platform technology and pipeline of early clinical development molecules. The responsibility of this position will be to design and synthesize biologically active small molecules with suitable drug-like properties. Strong laboratory-based experimental excellence and basic pharmacological knowledge are required for this position.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Design, synthesize, and characterize biologically active small molecules with suitable drug-like properties
  • Actively participate in discussions and present results in internal meetings
  • Collaborate with a broad group of scientists within the Company
  • Design and perform experiments to meet project timelines and objectives
  • Maintain a broad awareness of the scientific and technological landscapes of organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS (Essential):

  • Ph.D. or MSc in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, or related discipline, with at least 3 years of industrial experience in drug discovery
  • Experience in a synthetic organic chemistry laboratory having demonstrated multistep synthesis, purification and characterization of compounds
  • Efficiently maintain experimental records and prepare study reports
  • Strong experimental skills of synthetic organic chemistry
  • Oral and written Japanese language skills that allows for smooth communication with colleagues and administrative tasks
  • English skill for understanding journals, protocols and English documents, and preparing English report and e-mail
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent skill of organic synthesis
  • Work experience in protein degraders, bRo5 molecules, combinatorial chemistry, chemical biology, peptide chemistry or oncology drug discovery
  • Data analysis skills, including proficiency with commonly used software
  • Knowledge of chemoinformatics and/or IT technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Class-A Hazardous Materials Engineer license in Japan

WHAT FIMECS CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Health & Wellness programs
  • Generous time off for vacation
  • Stock option program

LOCATIONS
26-1, Muraoka-Higashi 2-Chome, Fujisawa, Kanagawa 251-0012, Japan

WORKER TYPE
Employee

WORKER SUB-TYPE
Regular

TIME TYPE
Full time by flextime system or discretionary labor system

SALARY
5.5-7.6M JPY per year depends on experiences, capabilities, skills, and DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

 

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