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Kelly Services
Ballwin, MO 63024
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We are seeking a computational chemist at the Scientist/Senior Scientist level with advanced knowledge of computational chemistry principles, concepts, and practices to join our research group.

The candidate will guide medicinal chemistry projects in a pharmaceutical industry with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a New Drug Discovery Team. New Drug Discovery team consists of medicinal chemists, biologists, and computational chemist, who employ state of the art capabilities to drive a drug design.

The successful candidate will the one who is able to effectively communicate the results of modeling studies to non-experts and to work in a multidisciplinary team environment. KEY


Proactively providing computational chemistry guidance to drug discovery team to solve problems and drive progress, including but not limited to:

+ Assist the medicinal chemistry teams with compound design based on both physics-based and knowledge-based computational chemistry methods.

+ Protein construct via Homology Modeling or Machine Learning.

+ Guide the drug discovery teams by providing Structure Based Drug Design SBDD or QSAR predictions to prioritize the compounds.

+ Promote and evaluate new computational techniques and up to date informatics for drug discovery.

+ Provide informative data with appropriate visualizations


+ Ph.D. in computational chemistry, biophysics, computational chemical engineering, or related discipline

+ 0-3 years of post-graduate experience in the pharmaceutical industry or academia applying various methods of computer modeling to biological system

+ Skilled in applying state-of-the-art methods and tools for structure-based drug design, in silico screening, QSAR, and pharmacophore development

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Strong track record of recent publications and/or presentations


+ Experience with Linux

+ Proficiency with modeling software packages e.g. Schrodinger, MOE, Rosetta, LAMMPS, GROMACS, CHARMM

+ Proficiency in general molecular modeling techniques docking, molecular dynamics simulation, homology modeling, quantum mechanics, Free energy perturbation, ligandand structure-based design

+ Experience with QSAR, machine learning, deep learning is a plus

+ Experience with scripting and programming languages e.g. Python, shell, Perl, c++ that are used in scientific application and data analytics e.g. Spotfire, SQL is a big plus

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (

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Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-15

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