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  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

Do You Have Experience Working in A Drug Discovery Environment?

I am looking for a Computational Chemist for a leading provider of integrated drug discovery services. The role is on a permanent basis with a generous package plus attractive benefits and relocation assistance. The company has been very successful over the past 2 years due to the exponential growth of the drug discovery industry. Using internal resources, support and lead small molecule drug development programs from hit identification through lead generation and lead optimization to candidate selection.

Your role will include:

The individual will be responsible for:

• From hit identification through to preclinical and clinical candidates across all biological target classes.
• Higher level of involvement in client projects.
• Working of UNIX/Linux, queueing systems and cloud computing solutions.

The Company:

The company is based in Glasgow and provides hybrid working plus a fantastic. The role will include involvement in client projects and applying your computational chemistry/data analysis skills at the cutting edge of scientific research to help our customers discover innovative medicines.


• The chance to mentor.
• Support and assistance with relocation (terms apply).
• A competitive salary that is reevaluated every year.
• Diverse projects that profit from an active, collaborative approach.
• Outstanding clinical autonomy and assistance from a motivated, knowledgeable team.
• Ongoing development with customized instruction from reputable outside specialists.
• Visa sponsorship, if necessary, for candidates from abroad with support. requirements for experience must be met.

Skills and Experience Required:

• Have experience in Computational techniques, data visualization (e.g., Dotmatics Vortex).
• Hold a Ph.D. in computational chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
• Working with at least one programming or scripting language (such as Python, Java or C++) and with pipelining tools (e.g. Knime)
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a professional drug design environment (e.g., Pharma, CRO, Biotech, Drug Discovery Unit).
• Have a sound knowledge of general modelling programs such as ICM Pro, MOE, and Schrödinger.