Internship - Computational Chemistry (all genders)

Posted 22 Mar 2024

Darmstadt, Hessen - Germany

Req Id 273316


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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.


Your Role:


Targeted mRNA delivery has the potential to change patient lives by enabling life changing therapies through digital innovation. An M-Ventures funded biotech start-up is poised to seize the opportunity at the intersection between our Healthcare and Life Science Divisions. Our mandate is to think big and reach across teams to leverage the full capabilities of the organization. With the agility of a startup and the resources of a leading multinational organization, the targeted mRNA delivery team is transforming the way researchers develop mRNA therapies.


As a digital intern in the Targeted mRNA Delivery team, you will apply data science techniques to chemical and biological problems and support our efforts to accelerate the optimization of lipid nanoparticle formulation and efficacy. You combine approaches from computational chemistry, biochemistry, and machine learning to create computational models that impact novel therapeutic delivery systems.  You can gain skills in real-world cheminformatics application, deployment of scalable cloud-based applications, and experience in science-driven innovation.


You will be working in an interdisciplinary team that includes chemists, physicists, data scientists and software engineers based around the world. 


Who you are:

  • Current student (MS/PhD preferred) of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Cheminformatics, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

  • Experience with Python programming and data science adjacent libraries such as Numpy and Pandas, knowledge of cheminformatics packages such as RDKit preferred

  • Working knowledge of cheminformatics, lipid science, and/or biochemistry is highly desired

  • You are proactive, have a problem-solving mindset and organize yourself efficiently

  • You are an excellent team player, but also work independently and self-responsibly

  • Excellent communication skills (C1 level) in English and ability to work in an international environment are required.  German is a plus.

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!

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