General Scope and Summary
SAGE Therapeutics is searching for a creative and resourceful Medicinal Chemist for an important Scientist level role supporting the Exploratory research group.
The candidate should have a keen interest in exploratory drug discovery to support our Exploratory Research group on small molecule drug discovery for CNS disorders. A desire to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, start-up environment will be essential as well as strong organization skills to support multiple programs simultaneously. The position requires individuals with an exceptional grasp of Synthetic and Medicinal chemistry and desire to learn interdisciplinary drug discovery processes from hit identification through lead series nomination. Excellent written and oral communication skills are required, as is the desire and ability to excel in a multidisciplinary environment as an integral team member across multiple project teams.
Roles and Responsibilities
Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills
Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders, and good negotiation skills, ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations. Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks.