Computational Chemist

Job Ref: J32224
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 06 June 2019
  • Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK cambridge Cambridge Cambridgeshire UK cb4 0ws
  • £40,000 - £50,000 per Annum
  • Bec Johnston2
  • 01223 235203

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Computational Chemist



Up to £50k per annum

Exciting new opportunity for a skilled Computational Chemist to support a growing and innovative business in the field of drug discovery, in Cambridge.

In order to be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • PhD in Computational Chemistry or Cheminformatics OR some sound working practice in the field of Cheminformatics.
  • You will have demonstrable experience of writing and developing algorithms using chemical descriptors, predictors and including their application.
  • Good working knowledge of Java and Python.
  • Familiar with cheminformatics libraries such as RDKit or CDK.
  • You will be capable with handling large data-sets and stringent analysis pipelines.
  • Accustomed to working on relational or NoSQL databases.
  • Appreciation of common data formats for example, JSON.

Your profile:

  • Curious and creative, with a clear passion for your niche area of Science.
  • Able to work independently as well as with good collaboration with peers.
  • Able to build and manipulate Knime workflows.
  • It would be beneficial to have used 3rd party software such as Cresset, MOE, Spotfire.
  • Experience with bioinformatics and familiarity with genome data and a background in developing machine learning/AI methods.
  • An appreciation of SMARTS relating to reaction enumerations.

Does this sound like your next job?

If your CV demonstrates the relevant requirements above and you can commit to a role based in Cambridge, then please apply now by attaching your CV in Word.

For further information please contact Bec Johnston - / 01223 607858.

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