Analytical Chemistry, Life Science & Engineering Recruitment

Computational Chemist


  • South East
  • £Excellent
  • Non-Laboratory & Other Scientific Roles

About this job

Our client is a large pharmaceutical contract research organisation seeking an experienced Computational Chemist to join their drug discovery team.

You will be working closely alongside the Synthetic and DMPK teams using computational methods to analyse project data and design drug compounds, presenting your findings to clients across Europe, America and China.

The successful candidate will be experienced with structure and ligand-based drug design, cheminformatics methods and databases with a comprehensive understanding of physicochemical properties and DMPK.

Due to the seniority of this role, to be considered you must have:

  • PhD in Computational Chemistry or equivalent experience
  • Several years’ experience working on small molecule drug discovery projects
  • Confident with at least one scripting language (Python/C#/other)
  • Excellent communications & team working skills

This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Computational Chemist to grow with an expanding world-class company as a Principal Scientist.

Key words:computational chemistry, cheminformatics, drug discovery, drug design, DMPK, conformational analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual screening, Stevenage, Hoddesdon, London, VRS6611EM.

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