scientist - chemical sciences

Employer
Paraza Pharma INc
Location
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary
To be discussed during the recruitment process
Closing date
Dec 22, 2021

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Field of specialization
Organic
Work Function
Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time
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SCIENTIST – CHEMICAL SCIENCES

Job type: Permanent Full Time
Region: Technoparc Montréal (Ville St-Laurent)

Paraza Pharma, Inc.

Paraza Pharma, Inc. is a fast-growing pharmaceutical research company offering a dynamic and collaborative work environment where scientific excellence, innovation and creativity are at the forefront. Here, diversity, new points of view and a creative spirit are valued and considered as real assets. We provide our employees with ongoing support, training and development opportunities to expand their horizons while contributing to our shared passion for Drug Discovery.

Job description for Ph.D. candidate

The Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Development groups at Paraza are seeking energetic, results-oriented individuals with proven track records of success to join our dynamic teams. The successful candidate is expected to have extensive experience in modern organic synthesis. In addition, we are looking for individuals with abilities to analyze complex data sets, demonstrate sound decision-making and analytical skills and able to provide creative proposals and solutions to advance on-going projects.  The candidate will be expected to work independently within a team structure, design and execute synthetic routes and troubleshoot when needed.  The key responsibilities of the successful candidates include the following:

  • Design and synthesis of novel target molecules as part of a medicinal chemistry team
  • Collection, analysis and interpretation of data sets. Proposal of follow-up experiments based on data trends
  • Troubleshoot and optimize reaction sequences
  • Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Prepare summary documents and presentations to chemistry and project teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Organic, Bioorganic or Medicinal Chemistry, with 0-2 years of post-doctoral experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of synthetic organic chemistry
  • Demonstrated laboratory proficiency
  • Experience with the operation of standard laboratory instrumentation (e.g. NMR, MS, automated chromatography), and data analysis
  • Able to work within a team structure and effectively communicate with colleagues at all levels
  • Proven research track record as evidenced by a strong publication and/or patent record
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, and constantly seeking creative solutions to challenging problems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Please take note that you maybe be eligible to the Quebec tax holiday for foreign researchers.

Please send your resume to: careers@parazapharma.com

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