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Job Reference: J5636239
Updated On: 20/05/2022
Status: Now Interviewing
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
Sectors: Contract Research Organisation, IS&T, Drug Discovery

Skills: Chemistry - Computational

Job Information

Role Overview

We are currently looking for a Cheminformatician to join a leading drug discovery CRO based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Cheminformatician you will be responsible for keeping the drug discovery software solutions and databases up to date, as well as developing brand new cheminformatics techniques used across a wide range of Target Identification projects through Hit ID, Hit Expansion and Lead Optimisation right through to Candidate Selection and Development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Your duties as the Cheminformatician will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will work with and initiate cheminformatics algorithms and introduce research examples to assess their impact on projects.

2. You will be developing suitable processes and workflows that can be functional across the whole drug discovery collection.

3. You will work coherently and efficiently with both medicinal and computational chemists to turn their feedback into improving algorithms.

4. You will consistently play a key role in successfully moving projects from the early stages of identifying targets, all the way to dynamic drug discovery projects.

Role Requirements

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Cheminformatician we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. PhD in Cheminformatics/Computational Chemistry or a related field

2. A working knowledge and practical experience with a coding language (ideally Python), open source and proprietary cheminformatics libraries e.g. RDKit, and good experience with database handling and management.
Elliott Howells
Your Recruitment ConsultantElliott
DisclaimerHyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.