Oxeltis recruits 2 Research scientists in Organic Synthesis / Medicinal Chemistry

Position:  Research scientist (PhD)  in Organic Synthesis / Medicinal Chemistry in Montpellier (France) – fix term contract 12 months, starting Sept-Oct 2018

The Research scientist in medicinal chemistry will be responsible for the proposal, synthesis, characterization and study of Complex organic molecules such as nucleosides/tides to be carried out for external R&D clients within contracts in medicinal chemistry or custom synthesis with the pharmaceutical industry. The candidate will be part of a project group under the leadership of Oxeltis’ Medicinal Chemistry Director.

The successful candidates will hold a PhD in organic chemistry (organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry). Significant experience in synthesis of complex organic molecules (nucleosides/nucleotides, natural compounds, sugars, macrocycles) is desired. This position may also suit a candidate with a previous Post Doc experience. He/she will be familiar with modern synthetic techniques, purification methods and biophysical characterizations. He/she must be fluent in English and possibly French.

Oxeltis is a young service company in medicinal chemistry and custom synthesis created by researchers and former managers from the pharmaceutical industry (www.oxeltis.com). The company specializes in the chemistry of nucleos(t)ides, heterocycles, sugars and macrocycles. Oxeltis has recent and well equipped labs on the site of Euromedicine in Montpellier-France. Oxeltis offers benefits including competitive salary, pension and health care.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and cover letter by email to contact@oxeltis.com.