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Computational Chemistry Scientist

Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Responsibilities:
  • Ph.D. / MS degree in computational chemistry, quantum computer science, quantum computing, drug design & discovery, medicinal chemistry, or related discipline
  • Experience in ligand-based, structure-based, or sequence-based drug design is preferred
  • Knowledge of Homologous modeling, Ab initio prediction, Folding recognitions, computationally-driven lead optimization, ADMET/QSPR Profiling, molecular dynamics, Markov-state simulations, quantum mechanics, and simulations is a plus
  • Hands-on practice with drug design & discovery software, computational/numerical techniques, chemical databases, programming, and requirements of the pharmaceutical/biotech industry is desired
  • Demonstrated experience with standard computational chemistry software packages including Schrodinger drug discovery suite, LiveDesign, ICM (molsoft), MOE(CCG), StarDrop (Optibrium), Dotmatics, OpenEye, Pipeline pilot, Knime is required
  • Experience in computational methodology including docking, virtual screening, free energy perturbation, molecular modeling, and pharmacophore elucidation is a plus
  • Understanding of machine learning, data mining and analysis, and AI-driven target discovery is plus
  • Excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience of technical writing for scientific journal publications is required
  • Ability to work independently while maintaining excellent team dynamics in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • A strong scientific track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or patent literature is desired
  • The candidate must meet the supervisor every week to be properly evaluated