Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Chemistry & Drug Discovery - ATOM Consortium
Location: San Francisco, California
Posted: November 30, 2017
Reference ID: WD140427
Why You?Basic qualifications:
Ph.D. degree in a scientific field, preferably Chemistry, Biology, Chemical/Biomedical engineering, biochemistry, physics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, scientific computing or related field.
Experience developing or applying small molecule or protein modeling techniques such as docking, molecular dynamics, free energy perturbation, pharmacophore modeling, quantitative structure activity relationships.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical drug discovery or development. Aware of, but not constrained by today's approaches.
Inquisitive, creative and bold. Disruptive and innovative thinker that can deliver results.
Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact effectively outside of the individual's discipline.
An ability to work and thrive in an extremely energetic, intellectual, fast-paced and matrix environment. Excellent interpersonal abilities, demonstrated inclusivity, flexibility and a history of working collaboratively in a team environment.
Comfortable with risk, willing to fail, learn from it, and move on.
High learning agility and a willingness to contribute at all levels of the ATOM group, including areas outside of the individual's expertise.
Familiarity with the application of molecular modeling or data-driven modeling techniques in the pharmaceutical industry, and an ability to imagine how these methods could be applied to entirely drive a discovery effort.
An understanding of drug delivery, absorption, distribution and metabolism, pharmacology and toxicology.
Familiarity with deep learning methods, molecular docking and dynamics, and/or free-energy perturbation techniques.
Experience at building, solving and using mathematical models to integrate available data and applying these to answer practical questions and have a positive impact on projects.
Knowledge of the pharma industry and/or the development of human therapeutics.
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