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Date: Tue Mar 17 06:42:28 2020
Subject: 20.03.17 Senior Scientific Editor at D. E. Shaw Research
Individual with extraordinary communication skills sought for a position
as a Senior Scientific Editor at a New York City-based scientific
research group that aims to make groundbreaking contributions within the
fields of biology, chemistry, and drug discovery.

This hire will work closely with a team of world-class scientists and
engineers on the preparation and writing of scientific manuscripts,
primarily in the area of computational chemistry, structural biology,
software, and hardware for biomolecular simulations.  Responsibilities
will include coordinating (and contributing to) the writing and editing
of manuscripts, corresponding with journals, and working with the
groups senior members to communicate both particular research results
and the labs long-term scientific mission.  This is a high-visibility
role that affords the opportunity to help shape our high-impact papers.

Ideal candidates should have an exceptional record of academic
accomplishments, a Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, physics, applied math,
computer science or a similar field, and experience editing and shaping
scientific publications.  They should also be outstanding critical
thinkers with meticulous attention to detail and strong project
management skills.  Familiarity with computation and some knowledge
of molecular biophysics would be an advantage.

We offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional

To submit an application, please use the link provided below:

D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing
an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming
the process of drug discovery.  We have developed a special-purpose
supercomputer, ANTON, capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD)
simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible.
Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other
biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of
computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective
MD simulations.

D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to
the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from
all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race,
color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious
belief, caste, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status,
age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation,
marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other
category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which
the Firm operates.
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