Yu Chen

Job post: Executive Director in Drug Discovery in CRO ( Shanghai, China)

Blog Post created by Yu Chen on Jan 19, 2017

Position: Executive Director in Drug Discovery (CRO Service)

Location: Shanghai / PharmaResources

Roles and Responsibilities:

-    Manage and supervise team(s) of medicinal chemists (BS, MS and Ph.D. levels)

-    Scientific leadership for driving successful outcomes of various drug discovery initiatives/efforts

-    Effective management of resource allocation and utilization

-    Recruit and develop key staffs/employees


-    Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or Medicinal Chemistry with strong scientific/publication track record

-    5+ years drug discovery experience in leading team solving challenging synthetic problem and medicinal chemistry issues

-    An experienced individual to lead multiple group of medicinal chemists working on the hit-to-lead, lead optimization, and development of SAR for modern drug discovery

-    Extensive experience and knowledge of structure-based drug design using protein structure information for medicinal chemistry research is also preferred

-    Ability to coach, mentor and develop coworkers and younger staffs

-    Efficient communicator with coworkers from other functional areas

Contact: Qing Wang (email: hr@pharmaresources.cn)

About the company: PharmaResources is a mid-sized Contract Research Organization (CRO) based in Shanghai China, specializing in small molecule R&D and manufacture. For detail, please see www.PharmaResources.cn