1 week ago

Lead In Silico Medicinal Chemist

London Permanent

Job Reference: 326069

Lead Computational Chemist – London

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Lead Computational Chemist to join a world recognized organisation based in London.

As a Lead Computational Chemist, you will join the Medicinal Chemistry Group, who are dedicated to the discovery of small molecule drugs. You will manage a small scientific group (4 scientists / post-doctoral scientists) focused on computer aided drug design and oversee the use of the cheminformatics and data management systems.

Key responsibilities:
  •  Drive forward computational chemistry drug discovery projects and all stages of the discovery process.
  •  Provide scientific and strategic direction to the computational medicinal chemistry group.
  • Structure and ligand based computational techniques, molecular dynamics simulations, QSAR/QSPE, ADME-Tox modelling, compound library design, HTS analyses.
  •  Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and departments.
  •  Collaborate with commercial and academic partners to define discovery projects.
  • Manage group budgets for software and hardware
  •  Ensure group members can efficiently use software such as MOE, Vortex and Dotmatics databases.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced computational chemist who is looking to advance their career in terms of group leadership. Previous direct line management experience isn’t a pre-requisite for this role, candidates with mentoring or supervisory experience will also be considered.
  • PhD in medicinal / computational chemistry
  •  A minimum of 4 years’ experience in in-silico approaches for drug discovery
  • The ability to drive forward multidisciplinary projects
  •  Structure and ligand based computational techniques, molecular dynamics simulations, QSAR/QSPE, ADME-Tox modelling, compound library design, HTS analyses.
In return you will receive a compensation package including fantastic holiday allowance and a highly competitive pension scheme. There is flexibility to work from home 2/3 days a week.  For more information please contact Lauren Gripton at Paramount Recruitment – 0121 616 3465 / lgripton@pararecruit.com
  
  
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