OXELTIS recuits 2 research scientists in organic chemistry / medicinal chemistry

Position:  Research Scientist (PhD), Montpellier -France, fix term contract 18-months, starting date Feb 1, 2021.

Job Description

The Research Scientist in medicinal chemistry will be responsible for the proposal, synthesis, characterization and study of complex organic molecules such as nucleoside/tides, macrocycles, natural compounds to be carried out for external R&D clients within contracts in medicinal chemistry or custom synthesis with the pharmaceutical industry. The candidate will be part of a project group under the leadership of Oxeltis’ Chemistry Director.


The successful candidate will hold a PhD in organic chemistry (organic synthesis and medicinal chemistry). Significant experience in complex organic molecules (macrocycles, natural compounds, sugars, or nucleosides/tides) is desired. A significant experience in gel size exclusion chromatography and/or HPLC would be an asset. This position may also suit a candidate with a previous Post Doc experience. He/she will be familiar with modern synthetic techniques, purification and characterizations methods. He/she must be fluent in English and possibly French.