Based: BioCity, Glasgow
£Competitive + attractive benefits and possible relocation allowance
BioAscent is delighted to be recruiting a Computational Chemist to join our In Silico Discovery team to further develop their career within a highly respected, people-orientated, drug discovery company.
As a key member of a multi-disciplinary team of talented scientists, you will work with innovative research companies from pharma and biotech to academic organisations across the globe. From hit identification through to preclinical and clinical candidates across all biological target classes and major therapeutic indications you will have the opportunity to flourish and further your career.
Working within smaller integrated teams you’ll have a higher level of involvement in client projects and apply your computational chemistry/data analysis skills at the cutting edge of scientific research to help our customers discover innovative medicines.
What we offer
Varied projects that benefit from a collaborative, active approach.
Independence to explore your own solutions with support from a passionate and experienced team.
A supportive and collaborative environment.
The opportunity to mentor.
Continuous learning with bespoke training through recognised external experts.
Competitive salary that is reviewed annually.
Relocation allowance and support (terms apply).
Visa sponsorship, if required for overseas applicants with provided support. Must meet experience criteria below.
To be considered for this unique opportunity you must:
Hold a Ph.D. in computational chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
Have sound knowledge of UNIX/Linux, queueing systems and cloud computing solutions.
Have experience in Computational techniques, data visualisation (e.g., Dotmatics Vortex).
Be experienced in pipelining tools (e.g., Knime) used in an industry-standard drug discovery setting.
Preferably have experience in a professional drug design environment (e.g., Pharma, CRO, Biotech, Drug Discovery Unit).
Have good knowledge of at least one programming or scripting language (such as Python, Java or C++).
Have a sound knowledge of general modelling programs such as ICM Pro, MOE, and Schrödinger.
Discover a better future
BioAscent is situated a short distance between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with easy access to the beauty of Scottish lochs, islands, and mountains, we truly have the best of both worlds.
If you’re looking for a new role, where you’ll feel appreciated within an inclusive environment, offering opportunities to develop your career and maintain a great work-life balance, we’d love to hear from you.
To apply please send a CV with a cover letter via the 'Apply' link below.
Closing date for applications is 30 November 2023, with interviews planned shortly after that date, so we encourage you to apply early.
Please provide confirmation of your eligibility to work in the UK. We can consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant experience and qualifications under a Skilled Worker visa.
Let's talk about how we can maximise your drug discovery success.