Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medicinal Chemistry

Department : R&D
Reference : PDFMC130916
Date : 14/09/2016
Place : Suresnes/Croissy

18 months fellowship near Paris, France

SERVIER is France’s 2nd pharmaceutical group employing 21 000 people worldwide, and has achieved a consolidated turnover of € 4 billion, 91% comes from our international operations and is reinvested each year, 25% in research and development of new molecules. Servier is well known for its attention to the wellbeing of the staff, with particular importance placed on career evolution within the Group, and to an agreeable and productive working environment.


We are currently seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position (18 months) in Medicinal Chemistry within our Research Chemistry department in Suresnes (10 km west of Paris), France. The successful candidate will contribute to an ongoing research project geared towards the synthesis and optimization of Hit like small molecules in the field of diabetes. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with state of the art equipment in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Major aspects of this postdoctoral fellowship will include:

• Syntheses and purification of novel small molecules within a research project

• Effective synthetic route design, scouting and optimization

• Analysis of Structure Activity Relationship

• Additional aspects will be approached depending on expertise of the successful candidate.

Keywords: organic chemistry, asymmetric syntheses, heteroaromatic syntheses, small molecules purification


• PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with a proven track record

• Profound expertise in modern and classical synthetic methods as well as modern analytical chemistry (NMR, MS, HPLC).

• Strong background in asymmetric syntheses and/or heteroaromatic syntheses

• Highly Motivated candidate with strong collaborative and excellent verbal/written communication skills required

• Ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary teams

• The candidate should be fluent in French and/or in English

Interested applicants should forward electronic versions of (1) a cover letter; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; and (3) a brief overview of past and current Research.