Medicinal Chemist


Estrigenix Therapeutics, Inc. is a pharmaceutical development company developing novel non-steroidal molecules to treat menopause and dementia. The research laboratories opened in May 2022 at UWM Innovation Accelerator, Innovation Campus, Wauwatosa, WI. To help build our first-in-class selective Estrogen Receptor beta agonists (SERBAs), we are seeking a chemist with interests in synthetic organic/medicinal chemistry or pharmacology to join our team.

Estrigenix Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Estrigenix is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Estrigenix will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. All employment at Estrigenix is based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.

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Job Description

The Medicinal Chemist will work with chemistry colleagues and consultants to design, synthesize, purify, and characterize organic compounds for use in medicinal chemistry studies. The Medicinal Chemist will initially work with the CEO and Director of Chemistry. The Medicinal Chemist is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment, keeping diligent records and related databases, and assisting in the preparation of patent applications and manuscripts. They may also assist with the supervision and training of junior scientists. This is a full-time position.

Minimum Requirements

  • PhD or related degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Demonstrated experience in organic synthesis