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US-NY-NewYork: Senior Scientist

Date: 22-Feb-2011
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Senior Scientist - Medicinal or Physical Organic Chemistry -

Seeking a scientist with outstanding skills in organic or physical organic chemistry, particularly relating to protonation states (acid/base and tautomeric behaviors) of drug-like molecules. The successful candidate will be part of a team of scientists enhancing technologies for predicting pKa values. The ideal candidate is a driven scientist with an in-depth and broad ranging knowledge of the protonation behavior of drug-like molecules and possessing a solid team-oriented work ethic. Experience with molecular modeling particularly relating to drug design and software development is desirable.

Required qualifications include: - Ph.D. in organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, or equivalent area - Extensive knowledge of the acid-base and tautomerization behavior of a wide range of organic functional groups used in drug-like molecules - Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - Ability to organize large amounts of data - General competency with computers

Desirable qualifications include: - Experience in drug development - Experience with molecular modeling - Skill related to software development including: - Shell programming - Python - C/C++ coding - Designing databases

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