(Associate) Principal Scientist – Collaborative Medicinal Chemistry (m/f/d)

TasBoehringer (Vienna, Österreich) Vor 16 Tagen veröffentlicht

As a member of the group for external collaboration fully integrated in the department of Medicinal Chemistry in Vienna the agile and precise interaction with manifold partners and CROs in the global scientific community is required to be successful. Acting at the interface between BI’s internal and external scientific network including new modalities like PROTACs, active sharing, open communication and a problem-solving attitude will be an essential mosaic of success. The position reports to the Scientific Director – External Collaboration and is a fixed term contract for 3 years with option for extension.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Evaluate data sets/perform structure-based design to develop drug optimization strategies and communicate these to external partners

  • Generate experimentally testable hypotheses to enable clear decision making

  • Demonstrate scientific leadership by efficient coordination of internal project teams and of external partnerships

  • Work effectively together and collaborate with experts, other research teams and disciplines (medicinal chemistry, cancer genetics, pharmacology, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, structural research, patents, medicine and marketing) across the global discovery research community (industry and academia)

  • Report regularly results in a clear and concise manner to Senior Management written and orally


  • PhD Degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry with a proven scientific track record as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications, patents and presentations

  • At least one year of post-doctoral training in academia/or industrial research experience the field of medicinal chemistry

  • Prior experience in establishing and successfully leading academic-pharma and/or pharma-CRO collaborations

  • Leading by example by sharing best practices, demonstrating scientific expertise and team science, and fostering a trustworthy, passionate and collaborative work environment

  • Fluent in English (as working language) and excellent presentation and communication skills

Your Benefits

  • Position specific training opportunities for your personal and professional growth

  • Comprehensive health promotion, sustaining your health in the best possible way

  • Additional off-days (bridge-days) for more leisure time

  • Staff restaurant with a variety of lunch options for your daily well-being

We offer an attractive salary package in line with your qualification, experience and individual competencies. The base pay is composed of a market oriented excess payment and the respective amount according to the Austrian collective agreement (at least € 60,000 gross per year/full-time).


  • Breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions for both humans and animals

  • As a family owned company, we take the long view and stand for stability and sustainability

  • Talented and ambitious teams, living innovation and growing together

  • 50,000 employees globally, 2,600 in Vienna

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

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Job: Research %26 Development

Primary Location: Europe-AT-Vienna-Vienna

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Organization: AT-Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna GmbH %26 Co KG (Austria)

Schedule: Full-time

(Associate) Principal Scientist – Collaborative Medicinal Chemistry (m/f/d)

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