Associate Director, Medicinal Chemistry

  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • REF Number: 00056317
  • Consultant: Naynesh Mistry
  • Contact: 01246 457703
  • Date Published: 17.11.2023
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
  • Location: Nottingham, East Midlands
  • Discipline: Research & Development

CK Group are recruiting for a talented and experienced Medicinal Chemist at an Associate Director level to join an innovative drug discovery organisation based in Nottingham. This is a permanent full time role, primarily onsite with some flexibilityof hybrid working.

The Company:

My client offers expertise across a broad range of therapeutic areas and biological target areas.


  • Provide scientific leadership on project needs guiding drug discovery programs through lead optimisation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional drug discovery teams on projects (bioscience, DMPK, in-vivo).

Your Background:

  • PhD in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry with expertise in both areas.
  • Background of leading drug discovery projects, with industry (Pharmaceutical/CRO) drug discovery experience.
  • Proven record of collaborating with cross-functional teams (Bioscience, DMPK, in vivo)
  • Leadership skills (essential)


Bonus, private medical insurance with the option to add family members and cashback for dental and optical care, pension, life assurance.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56317 in all correspondence.

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