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DiCE Molecules is focused on the development of DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Our innovative platform unites combinatorial chemical synthesis of drug-like molecules with the power of directed evolution to identify and optimize hits and leads to difficult pharmaceutical targets.
We seek an exceptional Senior Scientist or Associate Director with a strong background in biochemical and cell-based assay science. The candidate will lead and direct the activities of a Ph.D. bench scientist. Key responsibilities include skilled management of an initially small team, with the ability to grow that team, as well as creative scientific leadership of the team’s research. Additional responsibilities will include organization and leadership of ongoing in-house research and managing activities at both external CROs and corporate partners. Independent management of resources as well as evaluation of risks and opportunities are essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required to communicate progress, challenges, resource requirements and strategic alternatives.
Generally 10+ years of work experience in a research and/or drug discovery environment, including 5+ years of successful management/successful leadership.
DiCE Molecules is focused on the development of DNA-programmed chemical synthesis and its application to drug discovery. Our innovative platform unites the power of directed evolution with organic synthesis to identify and optimize hits against challenging pharmaceutical targets.
We seek an exceptional Scientist II or Senior Scientist with a strong background in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and/or combinatorial chemistry. The candidate’s primary responsibilities will include development and execution of chemistry strategy for DiCE’s research programs including development of DNA-compatible synthetic chemistry, library design, and progression of emerging hits into lead optimization. In addition to providing strong scientific leadership, the successful candidate will be responsible for organizing internal and external resources and collaborating across disciplines to ensure efficient research progress. The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated track record of scientific success in a multidisciplinary environment. An active laboratory program will be a key component of the role.
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A PhD in organic chemistry with 5-10 years of industry experience is preferred. Exceptional candidates with fewer years of industrial experience will be considered.Apply Now
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