Computational Methods Development

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Groton, CT
$1 - $2
Job Type
Direct Hire
Feb 18, 2017
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My client is actively seeking a Methods Development Scientist to support drug development – the ideal candidate will combine computational chemistry, machine learning, and scientific programming experience to develop applications and support scientists across R&D.

The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:
  • Develop powerful computational solutions using proprietary data, design applications, and computational infrastructure with commercial tools and data sources
  • Develop and apply theoretical and machine learning techniques for modeling and prediction of solubility, melting point, low-energy crystal forms, and other properties
  • Develop methods to support analysis and visualization of large datasets
  • Implement custom workflows to streamline execution of complex compute tasks to better enable project teams
  • Proactively identify, assess, and internalize promising methods and tools
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
  • PhD in computational chemistry, computer science, or related
  • Experience in biotech/pharma industries
  • Experience with Unix/Linux and HPC environments and strong programming skills (Python and C/C++)
  • Familiarity with data science and machine learning algorithms and tools
  • Demonstrated track record of algorithms and computational methods development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills