Applications Scientist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00047979
  • Consultant: Emily Mills
  • Contact: 01246 457 710
  • Date Published: 24.03.2020
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Cambridge, East Anglia
  • Discipline: IT Testing, IT Systems Admin, IT Support, Analytics, IT Infrastructure

CK Technical are recruiting for an Applications Scientist to join a pharmaceutical company at their UK site in Cambridge. This is a permanent role with a competitive salary on offer.

Company: Our client's mission is to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution and application of advanced computational methods. A global company, they have investment in R&D, and continue to develop and refine their scientific platform. They are on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science.

Location: This Applications Scientist role will be based at our client's site in Cambridge, located not far from the university. It is easily reachable from main transport links.

Salary: A competitive salary is on offer for this position.

Applications Scientist Role:

  • Provide pre- and post-sales software support, which includes demonstration of optimal use of our life science software suites, facilitation of interactions between customers and product development teams, and providing general scientific guidance.
  • Engage in cutting edge scientific research, both internal and in collaboration with customers.
  • Publish scientific papers and present at conferences.

Your Background:

  • PhD in computational chemistry, biophysics, or a related field.
  • Post-doctoral research and/or relevant experience in the commercial sector.
  • A solid understanding of the commercial drug discovery process.
  • Experience in one of the following is a plus: molecular dynamics simulations/enhanced sampling/free energy calculation methods, ligand-based drug design, chemoinformatics, quantum mechanics, and/or structural modelling.
  • Excellent language skills (great verbal and written English, with preferred proficiency in French or German).
  • Python programming experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Apply: For more information or to apply for this Applications Scientist role, please contact Emily Mills on 01246 457710 or email emills@cktechnical.co.uk, quoting job ref 47979.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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