VP Medicinal Chemistry

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  1. Permanent
  2. English
  3. Executive
  4. Research & Development
  5. Zurich
  6. Healthcare & Life Sciences
  7. Medicinal Chemistry, Leadership of small molecule drug discovery programs from initial hit through first-in-human trial
Our client is a biotech startup looking for a VP in Medicinal Chemistry to support the growth of their team in Switzerland. 

As an early stage company, they are looking for an energetic and experienced leader with a desire to work in a fast-paced and dynamic international team environment and help build a world class drug discovery company.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience leading the discovery of novel small molecule therapeutics from initial hits through first-in-human trials. 

The successful candidate also brings the following: 

- Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with 10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry
- Experience managing internal and outsourced chemistry personnel, and in team/project leadership 
- Highly collaborative, self-motivated, team-oriented, with outstanding oral and written communication skills 
- Genuine curiosity for novel approaches to improve drug discovery paradigm generate better candidate molecules 
- Demonstrated problem solving skills in challenges facing synthetic organic chemistry and drug discovery 

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to be part of a team that will develop breakthrough treatments for degenerative diseases, please apply now! 

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