Protein Structure Refinement Scientist

Schrödinger, a technology leader specializing in software solutions for life science research and development, is seeking a computational scientist with outstanding skills for the development of structure-based drug design methods for use in the refinement of computationally predicted atomic models. The ideal candidate is a scientist experienced in the application, development, and refinement of methods for atomic-scale structure-based drug design. The candidate should have a demonstrated ability to build novel algorithms but also be comfortable building on top of existing ones. The candidate should also work well in a collaborative environment and be eager to adopt good software engineering practices. 
 

Required qualifications include:
- Ph.D. in computational chemistry, computational biology, chemical physics, or related fields
- Unix/Linux, Fortran/C/C++, Python experience
- Experience developing scientific tools to validate novel algorithms
- Peer-reviewed publications in computational chemistry, chemical physics, and/or computational biology.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
 
Desirable qualifications include:
- Experience with protein-loop prediction algorithms.
- Experience with homology modeling and the relationships between sequence and structure.
- Experience incorporating orthogonal pieces of data to find solutions to problems.
- Broad knowledge of algorithms used in computational drug discovery

Pay and perks:
Schrödinger understands that it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. Our company culture is relaxed but engaged, and we have four weeks of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events - last summer we went tubing down the Delaware River! New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, union status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.

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