Drug Discovery Jobs

US West | US East | Europe and UK

Below is a curated list of actively recruiting drug discovery jobs. The drug discovery job postings shown here are primarily intended for experienced scientists. To list a posting or feature a career in our e-mail newsletter, please reach out to [email protected].


US West Coast Drug Discovery Jobs

TitleAreaCompanyCityState or CountryYears Post-PhD
Principal Scientisthttps://careers.bms.com/jobs/R1531800?lang=en-us&source=LinkedIn_SlotsMedicinal ChemistryBristol Myers SquibbRedwood CityCA7
Directorhttps://careers.bms.com/jobs/R1535525?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-USMedicinal ChemistryBristol Myers SquibbRedwood CityCA15
Associate Directorhttps://careers.bms.com/jobs/R1526623?lang=en-us&source=LinkedIn_SlotsMedicinal ChemistryBristol Myers SquibbRedwood CityCA1003/15/2021
Senior Principal Scientisthttps://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/2105891533W?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-USChemistry, MedicinalJanssenSan DiegoCA10
Biology Group Leaderhttps://arcusbio.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=189Biology, Immunology, PharmacologyArcus Biosciences, Inc.HaywardCA10
Senior Scientist/Principal Scientisthttps://boards.greenhouse.io/nurix/jobs/5172217002Medicinal ChemistryNurixSouth San FranciscoCA6Apr/02/2021
Director/Associate Directorhttps://vaxart-inc.breezy.hr/p/253b389b23de-director-associate-director-bioassay?source=linkedinBioassayVaxart Inc.South San FranciscoCA1004/21/2021
Chief Scientific Officerhttps://inscopixinc.applytojob.com/apply/8r8MQ85EeP/Chief-Scientific-Officer?source=LINKRInscopix, Inc.Palo AltoCA1004/22/2021
Senior Directorhttps://gilead.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/gileadcareers/job/United-States---Washington---Seattle/Senior-Director--Medicinal-Chemistry--Seattle--WA_R0018600Medicinal ChemistryGilead Sciences, Inc.SeattleWA1504/22/21
Senior Medicinal Chemisthttps://www.loxooncology.com/careers/49da7d26-fd43-4e69-b608-b9d84ba81b7e#posting-49da7d26-fd43-4e69-b608-b9d84ba81b7eDiscovery Small MoleculeLillySan DiegoCA505/20/21
Directorhttps://jobs.lever.co/loxooncology/f26ea6ac-dc7b-4088-8f11-c29414b4b54f?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=LinkedIn+Paid+Posting&lever-source=LinkedInJobsMedicinal ChemistryLillySan DiegoCA12
Principal Scientisthttps://careers.amgen.com/job/12841735/principal-scientist-medicinal-chemistry-thousand-oaks-ca/Medicinal ChemistryAmgenThousand OaksCA305/07/2021
Senior Scientisthttps://sanofi.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SanofiCareers/job/South-San-Francisco/Senior-Scientist-Medicinal-Chemist_R2597483-1?utm_source=Linkedin.com&utm_campaign=annual_all_business&utm_medium=social_media&utm_content=job_posting&ss=paid&source=Linkedin&dclid=CjgKEAjw4v2EBhDPypzLpcOTk1YSJABdNXuRMufeF2WIBkkFw1e2v0sRDXDekI75CCN0sTZSvqF7zfD_BwEMedicinal ChemistSanofiSouth San Francisco CA205/15/2021
Principal/Senior Scientisthttps://pro.snaphire.com/jobdetails/ajid/Pl9I7/Principal-Senior-Scientist-Computational-Chemistry-Informatics,15629.htmlComputational Chemistry & InformaticsInterline TherapeuticsSan FranciscoCA506/22/21
Principal Scientisthttps://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=13617&siteid=5268&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=2738615&frmSiteId=5260&codes=LIIN-W#jobDetails=2738615_5268Discovery ChemistryNovartisSan DiegoCA206/24/21
Principal Scientisthttps://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=13617&siteid=5268&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=2738615&frmSiteId=5260&codes=LIIN-W#jobDetails=2738615_5268Discovery ChemistryNovartisSan DiegoCA206/29/21
Directorhttps://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2592628129/Computational ChemistryAmbagon TherapeuticsSan CarlosCA1006/24/21
Directorhttps://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=c4da0461-d9dc-4876-85bc-b2e1fafafa4e&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_USMedicinal ChemistryTurning Point TherapeuticsSan DiegoCA1207/13/2021
Principal Scientisthttps://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/2637669467/?alternateChannel=search&refId=QH9nf7MsZaKOkt%2FxoeBqSg%3D%3DMedicinal ChemistryEntos, Inc.San DiegoCA507/17/21
Principal Scientist (Director)https://gilead.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gileadcareers/job/United-States---California---Foster-City/Principal-Scientist--Director---Drug-Metabolism-and-Pharmacokinetics_R0020883-2?sid=132&source=LinkedinDrug Metabolism and PharmacokineticsGilead SciencesFoster CityCA1007/19/2021
Director / Senior Directorhttps://getwork.com/details/3906aae21cf3979f04f386a588c7afb3Structural Biology and Protein ChemistryRevolution MedicinesRedwood CityCA1007/24/21

US East Coast Drug Discovery Jobs

TitleAreaCompanyCityState or CountryYears Post-PhD
Computational Drug Discovery Scientisthttps://bit.ly/DESRcomp2021-07Drug DiscoveryD. E. Shaw ResearchNew YorkNY07/23/2021
Drug Discovery Biologisthttps://bit.ly/DESRbiologist202107BiologyD. E. Shaw ResearchNew YorkNY07/23/21
Directorhttps://rometx.com/current-opportunities/director-chemistry/ChemistryROME TherapeuticsCambridgeMA10
Senior Principal Scientist/Directorhttps://boards.greenhouse.io/schrdinger/jobs/4107468003Chemistry, MedicinalSchrodingerNew YorkNY8
Directorhttps://jobs.lever.co/fazemed/9cee1362-a1c4-4635-a65d-e7d97b3b2a0fChemistry, MedicinalFaze MedicinesCambridgeMA8
Senior Directorhttps://ikenaoncology.com/job-opportunities/senior-director-medicinal-chemistry/Chemistry, MedicinalIkena OncologyBostonMA10
Principal Scientisthttps://www.kymeratx.com/careers/?gh_jid=4425360003&gh_src=24fdc2ef3usPlatform ChemistryKymera TherapeuticsWatertownMA603/28/2021
Directorhttps://www.kymeratx.com/careers/?gh_jid=4213826003Medicinal ChemistryKymera TherapeuticsWatertownMA8Apr-17
Senior Director/Directorhttps://www.kymeratx.com/careers/?gh_jid=4213826003Platform DiscoveryKymera TherapeuticsWatertownMA10Apr-17
Executive Directorhttps://www.ventustx.com/careers/executive-director-head-of-medicinal-chemistry/Head of Medicinal ChemistryVentus TherapeuticsWalthamMA1204/22/21
Associate Director/Principal Scientisthttps://phe.tbe.taleo.net/phe03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=AGIOS&cws=37&rid=1580ChemistryAgios PharmaceuticalsCambridgeMA805/07/2021
Principal Scientisthttps://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/2005871501W?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-USMedicinal Chemistry - Discovery ChemistryJohnson and JohnsonSpring HousePA705/18/21
Principal Scientisthttps://careers.sagerx.com/job/SAGEUSR000740EXTERNALENUSMedicinal ChemistrySage TherapeuticsCambridge MA705/19/21
Associate Principal Scientisthttps://astrazeneca.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/US---Waltham---MA/Associate-Principal-Scientist--Oncology_R-095743OncologyAstraZenecaWalthamMA506/02/21
Principal Scientisthttps://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/2105941920W?lang=en-us&previousLocale=en-USCheminformaticsJanssen Research & Development, L.L.C.Spring HousePA606/09/2021
Directorhttps://careers.endpts.com/jobs/65848329-director-oncology-external-innovation-at-sanofiOncology External InnovationSanofiCambridgeMA706/21/21
Project Leaderhttps://boards.greenhouse.io/arvinas/jobs/4442612003?gh_src=9db3926b3usMedicinal ChemistryArvinasNew HavenCT406/23/21
Senior Scientisthttps://arrakis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=115&source=aWQ9Ng%3D%3DMedicinal ChemistryArrakis TherapeuticsWalthamMA507/14/2021
Associate Directorhttps://arrakis.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=101&source=aWQ9Ng%3D%3DComputational Chemistry/CheminformaticsArrakis TherapeuticsWalthamMA807/14/21

Europe Drug Discovery Jobs

TitleAreaCompanyCityState or CountryYears Post-PhD
Principal Scientisthttps://cezanneondemand.intervieweb.it/heptares/jobs/principal_scientist__molecular_pharmacology_10723/en/Molecular PharmacologySosei HeptaresCambridgeUK03/15/2021
Associate Principal Scientisthttps://boehringer-ingelheim.talentry.com/app/talent/s/51pe11vdws9j9qk922w8z9/jobs/191643/detailsMedicinal ChemistryBoehringer IngelheimViennaAT04/26/2021
Principal Scientisthttps://boehringer-ingelheim.talentry.com/app/talent/s/qa94il6hof1z5nlu8rezd8/jobs/191642/detailsMedicinal ChemistryBoehringer IngelheimViennaAT204/26/2021
Head of Medicinal Chemistryhttps://rejuveronag.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=42RejuveronSchlierenZH506/16/21
Associate Director Computational Chemistryhttps://tas-boehringer.taleo.net/careersection/global+template+career+section+28external29/jobdetail.ftl?job=218625&lang=de&src=SNS-12700Cardiometabolic Diseases ResearchBoehringer IngelheimBaden-WürttembergDE06/30/21
Senior Principal Scientisthttps://careers.ucb.com/global/en/job/75444/Senior-Principal-Scientist-CADDCADDUCBWalloon RegionBE1506/30/21

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