Scientist 1, Medicinal Chemistry

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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/5/2018

Calithera Biosciences, Inc. South San Francisco, CA

South San Francisco, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Duties and Responsibilities:
The major responsibilities will encompass the execution of design, synthesis, purification and characterization of bioactive molecules independently
Works independently and with supervisor to solve synthetic problems of complexity; able to think critically and creatively and to determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems is desirable
Able to design new target molecules based on existing data
Effectively presents results of work, interprets data, and draws conclusions regarding presented material and nature of work at the internal setting
Maintains good written records and Works in a manner consistent with EH&S requirements
Understand medicinal chemistry principles, biology, drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic concepts and data interpretation is not required but desirable
Must be highly motivated and team-oriented to achieve the team objectives