We’re seeking a Force Fields 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 on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science, and our software suites continue to revolutionize the design of therapeutics and materials. FEP+, OPLS4, WaterMap, Glide, Maestro, and LiveDesign are just a few examples of the tools we’ve created.
As a member of our Force Fields team, you’ll provide atomistic physics-based models to teams across the company with unprecedented levels of accuracy. This role offers the opportunity to combine your scientific research experience with sound engineering principles to enable chemical discovery projects across a wide range of application areas.
Who will love this job:
A scientist who has applied molecular simulation and QM methods in model validation
A student of computational chemistry who has solid experience in modeling materials
An object-oriented programmer who’s comfortable in Linux/UNIX environments
What you’ll do:
Facilitate computer-aided chemical discovery by building atomistic physics-based models
Adopt best engineering practices to write clear, highly-organized, and maintainable code
What you should have:
Master’s or PhD in Chemistry, Material Science, Engineering, Physics, or a related field
Peer-reviewed publications in relevant disciplines
Intermediate-level knowledge of the Python programming language
Desirable qualifications include:
C++ programming background
Experience with force field parameterization and methods development
Pay and perks:
Schrödinger understands it’s people that make a company great. Because of this, we’re prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events. New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world. Schrödinger is honored to have been selected as one of Crain's New York Best Places to Work for the past three years running.
Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!
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