Sr. Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry 
Job Description 
About This Role   
Our group is seeking an efficient and motivated experimentalist with a Master’s in Synthetic Organic Chemistry to join the team. In this role you will be a key contributor to small molecule discovery projects and use your independent problem-solving skills in a collaborative environment.  
What You’ll Do   
  • Drive programs with your laboratory contributions, synthesizing new analogs for small molecule drug discovery programs
  • Work in a collaborative chemistry team, learning and applying the concepts of property-based drug design for neuroscience
Why Biogen? 
Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science.   
Who You Are 
The successful candidate will be skilled in efficient multi-step synthesis, purification and characterization of organic compounds and with a strong commitment to experimental work. Independent reaction troubleshooting and optimization skills are an important aspect of this role. 
Required Skills   
  • Masters in organic chemistry with research experience or BS with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Experience HPLC, NMR, MS instrumentation
  • Proficient with SciFinder, Chemdraw and other chemistry-related software
  • A team player who works effectively within a multidisciplinary organization 

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