WuXi AppTec is a leading global contract research outsourcing provider, serving the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. We are seeking a Computational Chemist to contributes to the team’s shared responsibility of supporting existing research projects, building new technologies into drug discovery platforms, and developing new algorithms for cheminformatics and deep learning.
Technical Skills / Knowledge:
5-10 year’s experience in computational chemistry and scientific programming.
Proficient in computer programming, preferably in Python
Proficient in modeling packages including Schrodinger Suite
Skilled in the use of advanced scientific concepts and theories relevant to Computational Chemistry.
Demonstrates independent thought and scientific creativity
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of advanced and novel experimental methods and techniques.
Goals and Objectives are tied to specific scientific objectives of the department
Accountable for individual goals and outcomes
Demonstrates proficiency and broad knowledge in relevant scientific disciplines which allow for a high level of independence.
Leads internal programs
Solves problems which fall within the scope of technical and experimental methods and concepts.
Applies knowledge and expertise to provide insight into and solutions to complex problems
Works on problems that are not straightforward and often require creativity to solve.
Leads the development of action plans to approach scientific objectives of the department.
Adds to the group’s technical efforts in areas that are advanced and novel.
Articulates and instructs others regarding advanced knowledge of novel areas to the department
Presents finding at interdisciplinary meetings and may present at management meetings.
Must work well with others
Communicates ideas and information in an effective manner
Establishes lines of communication
Ability to speak and write in English and Mandarin Chinese is helpful.
Customary Education and Experience:
PhD. In relevant cheminformatics/computational chemistry, bioinformatics, mathematics, statistics, biostatistics or closely related scientific discipline.
5 - 10 years of experience.
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