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Director of Computational Chemistry

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
Director of Computational Chemistry

San Diego, CA

Direct-Hire, Full-Benefits

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


The Director of Computational Chemistry job responsibilities include:


+ Expertly apply SBDD, molecular modeling and dynamics, and other tools to support internal drug discovery projects from idea to clinical candidate selection

+ Support new target selection with structural analysis and application of state-of-the-art computational tools including known drug annotations and related screening data (reframed.org)

+ Work closely with structural biologists to enable sufficient models for drug design using free-energy perturbation (FEP)

+ Perform virtual screening using back-end access to structures in patent applications and competitive intelligence databases


**Skills and Knowledge**


+ Expert with modern computational chemistry software such as Schrodinger LiveDesign and Maestro

+ Good knowledge of computational techniques to structural and ADME/Tox problems in support of both lead discovery and lead optimization

+ Good knowledge of chemoinformatics tools and use of such for data mining and data visualization

+ Excellent communication and collaboration skills, and embrace working as part of a multi-disciplinary teams in a fast-paced, innovative drug discovery environment, working to project priorities and deadlines


**Planning and Decision Making**


+ Direct appropriate use of internal FTE allocated to cheminformatics and external resources to support project and institute goals

+ Able to think in terms of global long-term project goals as well as day-to-day lab goals/activities

+ Develops long-term plans and sets priorities within constraints of project goals/timelines to ensure pipeline continuity


**Education and Experience Requirements**


+ PhD in Chemistry or a related field

+ Minimum of 5-7 years experience in small molecule drug discovery


**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-07-22 Expires: 2022-08-22

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