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Sr Research Scientist, Chemistry

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Overview Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules. Job Summary (Primary function) The Senior Research Scientist, Chemistry develops and optimizes chemical reactions for the synthesis of novel compounds that meet nomination criteria. Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities) Application of medicinal chemistry principles in discovery chemistry, and has good understanding of structure-activity relationships, and makes significant contribution to the SAR studies for the project(s). Independently design/conduct organic chemistry experiments to develop and optimize the synthesis of novel compounds. Scale-up compounds as necessary for SAR and ADME studies. Understand the mechanisms of a broad range of chemical reactions and utilizes principles of Organic Chemistry to assist drug discovery - can propose mechanism of new chemical reactions. Utilize literature searching tools to design experiments to incorporate concepts into context of experimental work. Utilize a variety of analytical and preparative instruments to purify and characterize reactions and products using standard chromatographic techniques (e.g. HPLC, GC, TLC, LC-MS, NMR, UV, etc.). Maintain an up-to-date electronic notebook. Design appropriate experiments and provides suitable data for patent applications. Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency) MS in Organic Chemistry, or equivalent. 7 years related organic chemistry experience. Life-long learner: leverages extensive use of the literature to increase knowledge base in all aspects of medicinal and organic chemistry. Able to collaboratively work with other members in the team and department. Able to follow the safety rules and maintain a safe working environment. Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required. Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We Respect Your Privacy Learn more at: The Incyte hiring organization processes your personal data to manage your job application in order to enter into an employment relationship with you if you are the successful candidate. During the process, you may be asked to respond to questions that will screen out your application if you do not meet certain objective criteria required by the job. You can learn more about this process . You may have the right to access, delete, restrict, edit, move, or object to the use of your personal data. You may also have a right to report concerns to the authority responsible for data privacy in the country where the position is based or where you live or work. You can learn more about Incyte's data protection practices . By accessing this link you can learn about the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, whether collection and processing is optional, sources of the personal data we process, how it is shared, where it is stored or transferred to, how long we keep it, and contact information for Incyte, Incyte's data protection officer, and your supervisory authority (if applicable). Please contact privacy@incyte.com if you have any questions or concerns or would like to exercise your rights. We appreciate, celebrate, and thrive on one another’s differences and strengths and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. By valuing diversity of backgrounds and perspectives and prohibiting all forms of harassment, we are able to promote a collaborative and innovative work environment in which everybody can contribute to their fullest potential.
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Job Posting: 1237404

Posted On: Feb 07, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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