Careers at SYNthesis med chem (

July 15, 2014

Careers at SYNthesis med chem (

People are our most valuable asset and the source of innovation at SYNthesis. SYNthesis’s goal of delivering high quality service in a timely manner is predicated upon attracting excellent scientists and managers, and providing a friendly, energetic, dynamic and nurturing working environment in which they can grow and thrive. SYNthesis is constantly seeking people with high ethical standards, a passion for quality, and a dedication to science.

If you are highly talented and motivated individuals and want to become part of part of SYNthesis’s growing family, please submit your resume to or

Current Opportunities:

• Vice President of Chemistry

An accomplished and innovative individual with a Ph.D. degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry, along with at least 8 years of working experience, and at least 5 years of experience in project management, and at least 5 years of experience in leading medicinal chemistry programs. Expertise in GPCR and/or kinase target classes is desired. An outstanding publication record and great accomplishments in discoveries of novel drug candidates are must-have qualifications.

• Senior/Director of Chemistry

An accomplished and innovative individual with a Ph.D. degree in Organic or Medicinal Chemistry along with at least 5 years of working experience in pharmaceutical industry. Project management experience in Pharma/biotech or CROs is essential. Great problem solving ability is a must-have quality. An outstanding publication record and great accomplishments in medicinal chemistry and familiarity with GPCR or kinase, protease or ion channel targets are desired.

Send your C.V. with salary requirements to:


Fax: 86-21-50720297

Mail: Human Resources

SYNthesis (Shanghai)

Level 4, Building 21A, 528 Ruiqing Road

Heqing, Shanghai Pudong, China 201201

Direct applicants only - no agencies please.


Position Descriptions for VP & SR Director in Chemistry

SYNthesis med chem Pty Ltd is an Australian CRO with world class R&D facility located in Zhangjiang Hitech Park, Shanghai and Suzhou Industry Park in Suzhou. We offer global pharmaceutical /biopharmaceutical companies diverse outsourcing services in medicinal and synthetic chemistry. Our clients include over 30 leading global pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the Australia, Europe (UK, France, German, Austria), Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and US.

SYNthesis med chem Pty Ltd welcomes overseas scientists to join us. We offer highly competitive compensation and full benefits package commensurate with their training and experience, as well as being eligible to participate in the company's share option plan.

We are seeking talented scientist to join our R&D team in Shanghai/Suzhou to provide leadership and assume responsibility for project management and daily operation of our world class research facility.

Duties will include managing synthetic chemistry and medicinal chemistry teams, coordinating Bioassay and ADME profiling and safety pharmacology which will be carried out at our collaborators in China and/or overseas.

Qualified applicants will have a PhD degree in medicinal chemistry or organic chemistry, with no less than 5 years drug design and synthesis experience. Applicants should meet most of the following criteria:

1、Have a strong track record in working with teams to progress from initial hits to drug candidates.

2、Have the expertise and experience to develop strategic research plans in drug discovery, and the operational skills to reduce these plans to practice.

3、Have demonstrable experience in building and managing significant budgets.

4、Have considerable experience working with collaborators including CROs.

5、Be able to communicate well with peers, management and external collaborators, and to write strong research proposals and research reports.

6、This position will require the successful applicant to work very closely with internal research scientists and external collaborators, so the ability to interact with and motivate project team members will be extremely important.

7、Have a strong desire to join an organization with the mission to build a substantial drug discovery CRO organization that will be recognized as one of the very best.

If you believe you have the training, experience and desire to join this growing organisation, please send your comprehensive resume by e-mail to:

You can also try to make an appointment with Dr Xian Bu (, managing director of SYNthesis Group of Companies during the CABA spring conference (3rd May 2014) at Boston.