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Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

858 Therapeutics

San Diego, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Industry: Life Sciences
  • Post Date: 01/24/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 3115 Merryfield Row, Suite 110, San Diego, CA, 92121
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About 858 Therapeutics

858 Therapeutics is a biotechnology and drug discovery company developing a portfolio of small molecule drugs that act on novel therapeutic targets in oncology, including proteins that regulate RNA and the innate immune response.

Job Description

858 Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in San Diego and focused on the discovery of novel medicines for the treatment of cancer.  We seek a motivated and talented Medicinal Chemist for an Associate Scientist position to contribute to the advancement of a world-class medicinal chemistry program towards the identification high-quality small molecule therapeutics. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills and experience in drug discovery with a proven track record of scientific accomplishment, as well as a demonstrated ability to work collegially in a team environment.


RESPONSIBILITIES: will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Apply contemporary medicinal chemistry principles towards the design of novel organic compounds
  2. Practice state-of-art organic synthesis techniques to synthesize, purify, and isolate novel compounds for testing in both in vitro and in vivo assays


CONTACT: Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to; please reference job posting #20210629-1 

PREREQUISITES:  BS/MS with 5+ years of relevant work experience in the field of drug discovery.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Synthetic organic chemistry and compound purification


858 Therapeutics, Inc., provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


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