Research Investigator, Computational Chemistry

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Our Discovery Chemistry group is looking for a Computational Chemist.
The ideal candidate will work within a team of industry-seasoned molecular designers to deliver computational chemistry support to internal small molecule discovery programs. Collaborative work will involve executing computational chemistry strategy to drive problem solving within the project teams. In addition, they will contribute to the development of the department's capabilities

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
PhD or equivalent experience in Computational Chemistry, Cheminformatics, Biophysics or a related subject
Expertise in drug design, small molecule discovery and/or protein dynamics
Strong presentation and communication skills and a good publication record
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively within multidisciplinary teams
Preferred qualifications
Experience in supporting medicinal chemistry projects through data analysis and structural modelling
Knowledge of structure-based and ligand-based drug design techniques for virtual screening, cheminformatics and molecular simulations
Experience in AI/machine learning, statistical modelling and generative design for drug discovery
Scripting/programming skills (e.g. Python, Perl, Java, C++ etc.) and working with Jupyter notebooks
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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Job Posting: 1081320

Posted On: Dec 02, 2022

Updated On: Jan 01, 2023

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