858 Therapeutics, Inc.

Associate Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry

Location: San Diego, California 92121 

Position type: Full time 

Job Code: 20210629-1

Salary: TBD

Required education: BS/MS with 5+ years relevant experience


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 hr@8five8tx.com; 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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