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.
- 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 email@example.com, quoting job ref 47979.
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.