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Date: Thu Jan 23 18:30:32 2020
Subject: 20.01.23 Computational Chemist (209823W-01), Indianapolis, IN
Computational Chemist (209823W-01), Indianapolis, IN
Are you an experienced Computational Chemist ready to grow your career and
take on a new challenge? If so, our Computational Chemist position within
our Discovery Chemistry group may be the perfect opportunity.
In this collaborative role, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary
team to discover and optimize small molecule leads for crop protection,
pest and vegetation management. Research experience in one or more of the
following areas is essential: structure-based design, pharmacophore
modeling, QSAR, 3D database searching, combinatorial library design,
cheminformatics, and lead optimization. Familiarity with modeling software,
such as MOE, Schrodinger, Discovery Studio, Sybyl, and Pipeline Pilot
within a UNIX environment is required. Some scripting and/or computer
programming experience is a plus.
How will you help us grow? It matters to us, and it matters to you!
- Generate various models (homology, pharmacophore, QSAR, COMFA,
etc.) to help direct targeted synthesis.
- Generate 3D minimizations, matching overlays, pharmacophore models,
and pharmacophore searching of 3D databases to aid targeted synthesis and
- Participate in the generation and exploration of ideas using
- Conduct simulation of ligands docked in protein models to influence
- Leverage capabilities and technical knowledge to impact and enable
a wide range of Discovery science efforts including process improvements,
diversity assessment of chemical collections, etc.
- Generate predictive models for physical property calculations.
- Develop and maintain a variety of databases related to the needs of
different project teams.
- Evaluate, recommend, and implement state of the art computational
capabilities for Discovery Chemistry.
- Partner and coach chemists and biologists in the use of
computational and cheminformatics tools for lead generation and
What expertise have you grown? What do you bring to the table?
- Ph.D. in computational chemistry or related discipline.
- 5 years or more of post-doctoral and/or industrial experience in
modeling is preferred.
- A track record of technical excellence, highly effective
communication, teamwork, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated leadership
is essential for this position.
We care about you and we care that you're comfortable. While there's no
place like home, Corteva comes close.
Our Indianapolis, Indiana campus is home to more than 1,000 employees whose
mission is simple to feed the world. While our employees are busy working
to solve world hunger and ensure environmental sustainability, were taking
care of them by offering convenience and comfort during the workday with an
onsite fitness center, coffee shop, credit union and top-notch cafeteria
touting a grill, wok, deli, fresh salad bar, and a variety of ethnic and
healthy menu options. Need some fresh air during your work day? Take
advantage of our beautiful tree-lined walking trails or relax by the pond.
We also offer countless opportunities to connect with your colleagues
through community volunteerism, sports teams and parties, and festive
holiday events. Join a volleyball or ping pong league or take part in
supporting the Indianapolis Colts during Blue Fridays! Did we mention
youll be working in state-of-the art buildings with the latest technology
and colleagues from all over the world? Join us in bringing food into homes
around the world, while we make you feel at home while youre at work.
If youre looking to move to a big city with a small-town feel then
Indianapolis, Indiana is the place for you. This dynamic, multifaceted city
has a robust sports scene, urban nightlife, and top-tier entertainment.
Indianapolis is quickly making its name as one of the best sustainable food
and agriculture scenes in the country. Located in the heart of the Midwest,
Indianapolis is a welcoming city ripe with culture and a thriving economy.
Indianapolis is Indianas capital with more than two million residents in
the greater metropolitan area. Its the economic and cultural center of
Indiana and offers something for everyone. Theres plenty to do, see, learn
and experience in Indianapolis.
Lets peek at how you can grow your wellbeing, health, and future at
- Strike a better work-life balance with robust time off benefits
including paid maternity, paternal and family illness leave.
- Prepare for your future with our competitive retirement savings
plan, tuition reimbursement program, and more.
- Enjoy access to health benefits for you and your family on your
first day of employment.
- And much, much more!
Ready to grow your perspectives, impact and career? Start by applying to
this opportunity today!
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