Organic Synthesis Specialist

Department/Division: R&D/Services
Job Type: Full Time, Employee
Location: Krakow, Poland
Salary/Wage: Commensurate with experience and the market standards in Poland
Required Education: Professional
Job Reference ID: SEL/060/SC
Selvita is a rapidly growing drug discovery and contract research company. Some of the most advanced, demanding, and innovative chemistry in the industry is being done at Selvita, and if you desire to be part of an enthusiastic and multidisciplinary scientific team, the opportunity is here! We are currently expanding our scientific team and looking for highly motivated and talented scientists, preferably with experience in leading teams and projects.
  • The position involves hands-on bench chemistry and may include management and leadership responsibilities, providing an ample room for career advancement and growth
  • Expert knowledge in the modern methods of synthetic organic chemistry is a must. Industrial/pharmaceutical experience in process development and scale-up will be an advantage.
  • Experienced medicinal chemists are also welcome to apply in order to drive the optimization of lead molecules in our drug discovery projects
  • Knowledge of computational chemistry methods as well as support in development of preclinical drug formulation and experience in drafting patent applications will be an advantage
  • To be considered, you will need to be an accomplished synthetic organic chemist
  • Training and/or experience in synthesis of small molecules is a must
  • You should have a PhD and/or several years’ experience for the Team Leader position
  • Required experience must be in synthetic organic chemistry preferably acquired through research within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Valid visa with the right to work in Poland or residence permit or possibility of applying for it
What we offer:
  • Work in a team of highly-qualified and experienced professionals
  • Opportunity for a rapid career development
  • Participation in challenging projects
  • Work in a vibrant and young company
  • Selvita is an equal opportunity employer and provides pay and benefits that are competitive within the Polish employment market
Please send applications (in English) to:
Human Resources, Selvita S.A.,
14 Bobrzyńskiego St.,
30-348 Krakow, Poland
Applicants with a PhD degree are asked to attach to the application a list of their scientific publications.
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