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Principal Scientist / Medicinal Chemistry leader, Oncology Chemistry
Location: Waltham, US
Are you a highly motivated Principal Scientist with expertise in Medicinal Chemistry and a passion to work in Oncology?
At AstraZeneca Oncology, we are not afraid to do things differently. Our vision is redefining cancer, redefining our solutions to cancer and restoring patients' lives. Our mission is to make a meaningful difference to human health through great medicines that benefit patients in need, and add value to society. We discover, develop, manufacture and market prescription medicines for important areas of healthcare, which include some of the world's most serious illnesses: cancer, cardiovascular disease, respiratory, inflammation, and autoimmune diseases. We are driven by a shared goal to make a positive impact on the lives of patients with these serious diseases.
Oncology R&D is a core therapeutic area and growth platform at AstraZeneca. Our vision is to be at the forefront of developing the next generation of cancer therapies. We work together across global boundaries to have a positive impact in the world by solving challenging scientific problems!
In addition to our passion for the discovery of innovative new medicines, we understand the importance of flexibility in our work-life environment and we offer a wide variety of benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources they need to pursue not only their work goals but also their life goals. We are dedicated to building strong research teams that embrace the diversity of talents of team members and allow the larger group to grow and learn together to accomplish our collective goal to improve human health. Does this sound like a team you would like to join?
About The Site
The Waltham R&D site is home to our small-molecule oncology research in North America, and is situated within a biopharma cluster of academic research institutions, medical centers, pharmaceutical companies and biotech startups. The Boston region is consistently ranked #1 globally for biotech research, investment, talent recruitment and lab space.
The campus, also known as the Boston BioHub, is one of the largest and most dynamic life-science research hubs in the region. It is home to more than 800 scientists and technical specialists working in nine different pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The site is also home to the AstraZeneca Incubator, a program that helps emerging companies advance novel and innovative healthcare solutions to meet the needs of patients. Plenty of free parking, with charging stations now available for electric vehicles, and shuttle service to local transportation hubs.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking to recruit a Principal Scientist Medicinal Chemistry leader in the Oncology Chemistry group in Waltham, MA. In this role, you will provide scientific leadership, including directly lead specific project(s), be a global scientific influencer, and serve as a mentor to less experienced scientists.
You will be accountable for:
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