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Director of Computational Chemistry

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San Diego, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Doctor of Philosophy
Jul 11, 2018
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My client seeks to hire a Director of Computational Chemistry --  the ideal candidate is both strategic and tactical.

This person will impact the organization with strong drug discovery experience.  The Director will have made a significant impact to their current organization and will bring a strategic vision for this group.  The ideal candidate will take on the following tasks:
  • Provide effective computational chemistry project support that advances projects against key milestones
  • Direct external collaborations, computational chemistry group and project teams
  • Propose and pursue new drug discovery targets and deliver strategies for new targets via virtual and HTS screening and compound acquisition.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:
  • PhD and 15+ years relevant academic or pharma/biotech industry experience
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Extensive experience with computational chemistry, cheminformatics and drug discovery
  • Ability to develop and execute ideas from various sources.