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Scientist, Chemistry

Iksuda Therapeutics Limited

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

We are looking for an organic chemist to join our team of research scientists, based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, working within a multidisciplinary team to deliver next-generation ADC therapeutics. For this lab-based role, the ideal candidate would have a strong background in organic/medicinal chemistry and a keen interest in biotherapeutics and drug development. They should be enthusiastic about translating research-stage technologies towards clinically validated cancer treatments and applying their chemistry expertise to this area, in collaboration with the broader team. Hands-on experience in multi-step organic synthesis is essential, and a PhD background in medicinal chemistry or total synthesis is highly desirable. The ideal candidate would have experience in a wide range of synthetic chemistries and can demonstrate a strong track record in delivering complex target molecules on-time and within the scope of work.