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Research Scientist, Chemistry

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

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.

Our Discovery Chemistry group is looking for an experienced Chemist. The Research Scientist develops and optimizes chemical reactions for the synthesis of novel compounds to support SAR.

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)

Under the guidance of a mentor, design/conduct organic chemistry experiments to develop and optimize the synthesis of novel compounds.

Scale-up compounds as necessary for SAR studies.

Understand the structure activity relationships of assigned programs.

Utilize literature searching tools to design experiments (e.g. SciFinder, RS3, etc.) to incorporate concepts into context of experimental work.

Independently utilize a variety of analytical and preparative instruments to characterize reactions and products using standard chromatographic techniques (e.g. HPLC, GC, TLC, LC-MS, NMR, UV, etc.) with minimal direction from mentor.

Maintain an up-to-date electronic notebook.

Present research results clearly to the department and other disciplines.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

Bachelor's Degree in Organic Chemistry with 0-3 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical or BioTech Industry.

Understanding of synthetic organic chemistry concepts with high lab productivity.

Proficient in work related computer software (e.g. ChemDraw, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel, etc.).

Strong communication skills.

Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment.

Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills.

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.

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Job Details

Company

Incyte Corporation

Location

1801 Augustine Cutoff
Wilmington, Delaware 19803
United States

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Job Posting: 814445

Posted On: Jun 17, 2021

Updated On: Jul 17, 2021