(Senior) Computational Chemist

Posted 07 Feb 2024

Shanghai, Shanghai - China

Req Id 271940

Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.


Our Team

Digital Chemistry is part of our Group Digital Innovation organization within the Group Science and Technology Office. Our team challenges the status quo of all chemistry and materials processes in Life Science, Healthcare, and Electronics. We source in new technologies and build internal, user-oriented digital chemistry products. Our mandate is to support our labs with digital chemistry technologies, increase sustainability, reduce time from ideation to market, and increase impact to the group, some of our innovative work can be found  https://evarooms.merckgroup.com/Topic/Innovate_as_ONE/capabilities/group-digital-innovation/digital-chemistry


Your role

We are currently hiring a Sr. Computational Chemist in our Science and Technology office. This key role will strengthen our Digital Chemistry team, driving digital innovation across our business sectors with data and digital technologies. The successful candidate is expected to independently deliver projects, developing simulation and AI-driven workflows in our pharma and life science pipelines, as well as in our chemical processes and material development sectors. You will ideate, contribute to, and develop new digital technologies grounded in computational chemistry and machine learning. Your efforts will play a significant role in raising the bar of our digital transformation journey. You will communicate with our internal stakeholders and partners, assisting them in understanding and implementing the most relevant technologies. In an environment that values open disagreement and decisive action, you will be part of an interdisciplinary, globally based team. 
 
This role can be operated from either Cambridge (USA), Shanghai (China), or Rhine-Main area (Germany).
 
Who you are

 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    •  Degree in Computational or Theoretical Chemistry, or a related field, PhD is a plus

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experienced in using scientific modeling and data analytics software libraries and programming languages, e.g., python or other languages
    • Experience in operating and managing high-performance compute architecture 
    • Strong publication record in computational chemistry, scientific modeling, or a similar area 
    • Excellent at communicating and operating in an international environment
    • Bonus: Industry experience or a track record of applying innovative solutions materials project delivery
    • Bonus: Hands-on knowledge in generative AI or physics-driven modelling for chemistry

     

    What we offer


    We offer professionals the opportunity to boost their career, working in an interdisciplinary high-performance team that is focused on innovation in the intersection of business, chemistry and digital technology. This offer includes:
    •    Opportunity to expand your skills in a scientific, technical and business dimension at the same time
    •    Intellectual challenge to solve some of the most complex problems in the industry and innovate on entirely new digital business models
    •    Stimulating work environment in a very diverse, high caliber team



    What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
     
    Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

    If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html
     


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