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Medicinal Chemist III in Ann Arbor MI

Kelly Services
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Kelly Scientific has a new **direct hire** opportunity for a Medicinal Chemist III with a large Biochemical Supply company located in Ann Arbor, MI.



**Day-to-Day Responsibilities:**




+ 80% of the day will drive new product development via organic synthesis, purification, and characterization

+ Mentor from the bench

+ Propose new catalog products and innovative technologies and platforms addressing unmet customer needs.

+ Propose synthetic routes and route optimizations to compound targets.

+ Elucidate compound structures using NMR, mass spec, IR, and UV methods.

+ Design & synthesize new SAR-guided target compounds.

+ Present work at regular group, project team, and departmental meetings.

+ Oversee lab operations and general upkeep.

+ Lead cross-disciplinary project teams and tech transfer efforts.

+ Attend & report on relevant regional, national, or international meetings as necessary.



**You are an excellent fit if you meet the following qualifications:**




+ PhD in Medicinal or Organic Chemistry and 5-10+ years Industry experience

+ OR MS in Chemistry or related field and 10+ years Industry experience

+ Deep understanding of organic reaction mechanisms & retrosynthetic analysis

+ High proficiency with thin layer chromatography, column chromatography, HPLC, and 1H-, 19F-, and 13C-NMR methods

+ Excellent understanding of enzymology, cell & molecular biology, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, structure biology, and Structure-Activity Relationship (SAR)

+ Excellent understanding of _in vitro_ and _in vivo_ compound screening data

+ Proficiency with ChemDraw, SciFinder, and Microsoft Office

+ Able to think critically, analyze complex data, perform under pressure to meet deadlines

+ Demonstrated leadership qualities necessary for effective mentorship of scientists

+ Recognized leader in relevant field by way of issued publications, patents, & grants



This position is currently accepting resumes for review and the right candidate will join the team by the end of January 2020. If you, or someone you know, would like to be considered please reply at your earliest convenience. Interviews will be scheduled within the next 2 weeks. Salary ranges from $115k - $175k, based on qualifications.






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2020-01-27

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Medicinal Chemist III in Ann Arbor MI

Kelly Services
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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