The Ph.D. Organic Chemist contributes to PTC’s drug discovery efforts by synthesizing small molecules in support of internal lead optimization programs. The Ph.D. Organic Chemist is responsible for independently planning and executing synthetic organic chemistry protocols to efficiently obtain desired targets for biological assays. The selected candidate will also be responsible for interpreting and communicating experimental results to his/her supervisor and the project team.
- With guidance from the advisor plans, initiates, and executes synthetic organic chemistry experiments and interprets and communicates results as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Maintains broad knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories related to synthetic organic chemistry.
- Develops and applies medicinal chemistry knowledge and skills
- Presents findings internally to cross-functional teams.
- Participates in the development and writing of patent applications
- Abides by all safety and regulatory guidelines.
- Maintains a detailed laboratory notebook.
- Performs other tasks as assigned.
* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.
- Ph.D. degree in a scientific discipline preferably in Organic Chemistry with at least 0-2 years’ post-doctoral or Industry experience.
* Special knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required.
- A broad range of synthetic organic chemistry knowledge including – Planning multi-step synthetic protocols and Transition metal catalysis
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively under direct supervision, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment.
- Excellent planning, organization, and time management skills
****Note: Please include a detailed summary of your research in addition to your resume********
****Applications not including a detailed research summary will not be considered************
- Go to www.ptcbio.com
- Select “Careers”
- Select “View Open Positions”
- Select “PhD Organic Chemist” (R1906) and follow application instructions