Cheminformatics Scientist

Location London
Discipline: Machine Learning
Contact name: Tom Goldberg

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Published: 10 days ago

As a Cheminformatics Scientist, you will play a crucial role in designing and developing generative capabilities for small molecules. Your responsibilities will include validating generative methods, contributing to structure-based design features, and collaborating closely with the product team to create user-centric solutions that meet market demands and enhance the overall user experience.

Joining the team as a Cheminformatics Scientist presents a unique opportunity to be part of a cutting-edge start-up journey from its inception. You will have the chance to research and develop key AI features, work with modern product design principles, and contribute to a collaborative and high-performing team environment. The role emphasizes Python programming and advanced backend technologies, providing you with the autonomy to drive innovation and maintain high standards of quality. Substantial growth opportunities await, allowing you to shape the technological framework of the company and gain interdisciplinary knowledge at the intersection of physics, chemistry, biology, and machine learning.

What The Company Hiring is Looking For

  • Proven experience in cheminformatics, either in an academic or industry environment.

  • A strong grasp of chemistry and computational methods, with practical experience in applying these concepts to real-world challenges

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Python, C, or Java, is required.

  • Excellent soft skills, the ability to collaborate effectively with interdisciplinary teams, and strong communication abilities are key qualities sought after.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with ligand-protein simulations, including docking algorithms and/or molecular dynamics simulations

  • Familiarity with curating and preparing datasets for computational chemistry applications

  • Knowledge of generative molecular AI

  • A degree or PhD in Chemistry, Computer Science, or a related field