We’re seeking a Materials Science Simulations Scientist to join us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods.

Schrödinger is a science and technology leader with over 30 years of experience providing solutions for atomic-scale modeling and physics-based chemical simulations.

As part of our European Materials Science Applications Science team, you’ll work on customer-related research studies, contribute to internal case studies, and help solve challenging scientific problems.

Who will love this job:

  • A computer-aided materials science enthusiast (both in theory and application) who has solid experience in design of materials or complex chemicals based on atomistic simulations
  • An excellent communicator and presenter with superb organizational skills
  • A dedicated scientist interested in advancing materials science research
  • A creative collaborator who enjoys solving problems
  • A self-motivated team player who can also conduct independent research

What you’ll do:

  • Perform research projects in collaboration with our customers as part of service agreements and proof-of-concept studies
  • Contribute to internal use cases and application studies 
  • Provide critical feedback on technology requirements, feature enhancements and use-case scenarios to Schrödinger software developers, sales, and marketing
  • Publish scientific papers and present at conferences

What you should have:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Physics, or a related field
  • Post-doctoral research and/or relevant experience in the commercial sector (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • A broad knowledge of molecular modeling theory and applications; extensive experience with the application of at least one of the following groups of simulation methods for materials or complex chemicals:
    • Quantum mechanics
    • Classical molecular dynamics
    • Coarse-grained simulations
  • Python programming experience
  • Enthusiasm for traveling to occasional meetings at customer sites
  • Excellent English language skills (both verbal and written)
 
As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.

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