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Date: Mon Mar 27 13:09:53 2017
Subject: 17.03.27 Senior Scientist, Quantum Mechanics Applications, Schrödinger, NYC

Schrödinger, a technology leader specializing in software solutions for life science and materials science research and development, is expanding its quantum chemistry software development and applications team. The company is seeking a highly motivated, critically thinking quantum chemist with several years of experience in applying density functional theory methods and quantum chemistry tools to medium-sized molecular systems in one or several of the following areas of theoretical research: transition state search, reaction mechanism investigation, reactivity prediction, homogeneous catalysis, pKa prediction, conformational and tautomeric equilibria. Besides a background in theoretical chemistry, the qualified candidate must have strong knowledge in one or more of the following areas of chemistry: organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, transition metal chemistry, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry.


  • Testing, validation, and refining novel and established quantum chemistry approaches
  • Collaborating with a team of quantum chemistry developers
  • Analyzing quantum chemical data to produce practical computational protocols
  • Preparing data for scientific presentations and publications


  • PhD in Physical, Theoretical, or Quantum Chemistry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Background in quantum chemical applications
  • Strong scripting language skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Superior professional ethics, organizational skills and discipline
  • Strong data organization and data presentation skills
  • Practical knowledge of density functional theory
  • Experience with compiled computer languages

Please apply directly via our website at:

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