11 SEP '23: This organisation stands out as the sole company with a discovery engine targeting specific GPCR conformations. This distinctive approach unlocks immense potential for groundbreaking medical discoveries and developments. They are on the hunt for a dedicated computational scientist adept in advanced Computer-Aided Drug Discovery (CADD) to steer small-molecule and biologics projects from inception to candidate selection. We are looking for a Head of the Department or a Team Lead.
Gent - Belgium
40 uur per week
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Wat jij mee brengt
The organisation is in pursuit of a computational chemistry expert who excels in structural bioinformatics, steering biologics discovery and development. The ideal candidate will leverage AI-based protein structure prediction tools, notably AlphaFold2 and its derivatives, and harness homology modelling software to inform top-tier drug design and protein engineering. Furthermore, this role requires:
- Deep expertise in AI-powered structure-based drug design methodologies;
- A robust track record in small molecule drug discovery, focusing on structure, ligand, and fragment-based approaches;
- Mastery in virtual screening and computational-driven lead optimisation;
- Strong grasp of bioinformatics and its application in innovative drug discovery projects.
Wat wij bieden
This position provides a unique opportunity to join a transformative biotech firm, where your contributions have tangible global impact. Thanks to a flat hierarchy, you'll play an instrumental role in steering the company's direction and decision-making processes. Furthermore, you will receive:
- Attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits;
- Opportunity for professional growth, touching all facets of the company's R&D;
- A role where your impact is felt;
- A dynamic work atmosphere in an ambitious biotech firm on the risk.
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