|CCL 18.09.05 Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Chemistry, AstraZeneca, Sweden|
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Subject: 18.09.05 Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Chemistry, AstraZeneca, Sweden
Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Chemistry, AstraZeneca, Sweden
Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland County, Sweden
Do you have expertise in Computational Chemistry? Would you like to join a world leading team that push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines? Then you might be the one we are looking for!
AstraZeneca R&D, Gothenburg, Sweden seek to recruit an Associate Principal Scientist, Computational Chemistry, in the area of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases (CVRM).
The Innovative Medicines (IMED) Biotech Unit of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases (CVRM) is one of AstraZeneca's core therapy areas. We push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients suffering from Heart Failure, Diabetes or Chronic Kidney Disease. To realize our ambitions we stay agnostic to molecular modality.
We drive our pipeline and the areas of scientific leadership to a large extent in collaborations with world experts which provides you as a scientist with the unique opportunity to access the most advanced knowledge and opportunities to stay at the fore-front of science.
The Medicinal Chemistry Department within the CVRM IMED is a critical player in the discovery and design of our drug molecules and in identifying and validating novel biological targets.
The Computational Chemistry team leads efforts to expand the use of state of the art in silico methods for modelling, ligand design, property predictions and data analysis supporting the CVRM drug discovery projects. The team operates in a highly cross disciplinary environment in close collaboration with scientists from the Chemistry, Bioscience, DMPK and Pharmaceutical Sciences departments to advance the CVRM project pipeline.
As a Computational Chemist you will have a profound impact on multiple projects across the CVRM portfolio with a focus on target identification, lead generation and lead optimization including New Modalities such as Peptides, Macrocycles or Oligonucleotides. You will have a key role in modelling, analysis of large datasets, drug design, and contribute to our CADD strategy including build of our future AI platform. The role holder will also provide discipline based scientific leadership and represent the department and AstraZeneca at interdisciplinary meetings and conferences, both internally and externally.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking a drug hunter with a PhD (or equivalent experience) in computational chemistry, biophysics, or a related field with industry experience who would like to join our fast-pace multidisciplinary CVRM computational chemistry team. The candidate is expected to have a high degree of independence and a proven record of excellence in a number of computer-aided drug design techniques to assist in target identification and advancement of discovery programs.
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For more information please contact: Dr. Anders Hogner, Medicinal Chemistry, IMED CVRM, Anders.Hogner++astrazeneca.com
Welcome with your application no later than September 30, 2018. AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the worlds most serious diseases. In addition to being one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca is proud to provide a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and cross-boundary collaboration. Within this environment employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives, and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.
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