Medicinal Chemists – All Levels (Sandwich, Kent / Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire)

If you are passionate about Drug Discovery and want to join a research team dedicated to discovery projects within a stimulating, rewarding and creative environment, then this could be the right career move for you.

Concept Life Sciences has achieved significant, recent growth; successfully recruiting many talented medicinal chemists to drive and accelerate our clients’ Drug Discovery programmes. Our ever-increasing success in progressing these integrated discovery projects means that our exciting and ambitious expansion continues at pace. To meet this growth, we require enthusiastic, skilled and driven medicinal chemists at all levels of the business.

Our scientists use their specialist expertise to conduct research chemistry; generating innovative solutions to complex synthetic and medicinal chemistry problems.

Successful candidates will:

  • Hold a PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry or a BSc/MSc in chemistry with clear, demonstrable and relevant laboratory experience
  • Be experienced in complex synthetic route design
  • Have excellent team-working and communication skills

For more senior positions, candidates will preferably have a working knowledge of medicinal chemistry gained in the drug discovery industry and will ideally have worked as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Experience in managing people and/or projects would also be an advantage.

Our People

With 700 members of staff, Concept Life Science’s employees are the foundation to our success. We have over 200 of our people engaged in delivering our integrated discovery and development services. We value the contribution of our employees and are proud to play a part in their career development; supporting them step-by-step throughout their professional growth whilst also offering them the opportunity to make a real difference.

Company Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer as a minimum: Pension Scheme, Healthcare Benefits, Retail Discount Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, local Reward & Recognition Schemes (including an annual Bonus Scheme), and discounted gym membership. A discretionary relocation package is also available.

We also offer a range of learning and development opportunities, with all employees having access to a range of internally delivered training modules as standard. In our science based roles we offer structured career progression, more details of which can be discussed during the recruitment process.