Scientist I, Medicinal Chemistry

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Research & Development
  • Region: US

Job Description

We are seeking a PhD level Scientist to join our Medicinal Chemistry group in Cambridge, MA.  The successful candidate will be a creative and highly motivated experimentalist with strong synthetic organic chemistry skills. 

As a key contributor to small molecule discovery projects, the candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to think independently and solve complex problems. 

He/she will be expected to work in a team environment and to effectively communicate with co-workers from a variety of disciplines and scientific backgrounds.


  • Well versed in modern synthetic methodologies and capable of tackling difficult synthetic problems in an expedient fashion.
  • Skilled in the area of multi-step synthesis, purification, and characterization of organic compounds, and with a strong commitment to experimental work.
  • A team player who works effectively within a multidisciplinary organization.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant biological disciplines (e.g. biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmacology) is a plus.


PhD required.

Additional Information

Biogen’s Medicinal Chemistry department is seeking a project-oriented scientist with experience in synthetic organic chemistry and working with small molecule discovery projects to join our team in Cambridge, MA. 

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