Postdoctoral development program

Recruiter
Cresset
Location
Cambridgeshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Feb 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Hours
Full Time

Cresset

New Cambridge House, Bassingbourn Road, Litlington, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0SS, UK

Company Website - https://www.cresset-group.com/

 

Company Description:

Drug discovery, Computational chemistry, Computer-aided drug design, Discovery services, Ligand-based design, Structure-based design, Molecule design, Virtual screening, Scaffold hopping, Reprofiling, and Molecular modeling

Summary:

We have an excellent opportunity for two postdocs to join us in September 2021. Candidates will participate in an immersive, tailored rotation program in both scientific and business-related disciplines to broaden their exposure and skillset.  On this rotational program, you will:

  • experience a variety of Cresset business operations
  • explore our suite of software solutions, working on the methodologies and modeling used
  • gain hands on experience and exposure to a wide range of technologies and clients

A permanent position, offering up to 24 months of company experience, it will present you with the opportunity to work alongside experienced scientists, comp chem developers, software and web developers (we currently have 20+ PhDs). You will gain transferable skills and continuously broadening your knowledge along the way, whilst collaborating on numerous projects at any one time in the following areas of our business: product management, application science, sales, marketing, software development, discovery services and core science. 

How to apply:

Please read the requirements of the program and make your application via the on-line form on our website - https://www.cresset-group.com/about/careers/postdoc/

Required:

  • PhD in either chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, structural biology or biophysics
  • Familiarity with or interest in, computer-aided drug design
  • Proven presentation skills
  • Flexible and proactive with an aptitude for learning new scientific disciplines
  • Right to work in the UK, with a valid visa

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Cresset software and/or competitive products
  • Curiosity for scripting or programming e.g., Python
  • Second spoken language

We anticipate that by September 2021 the role will be based full-time at our UK office (Cambridgeshire), however, we are mindful that the current climate could affect this.

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