Chemoinformatician – Hertfordshire

Julie Marshall at CK Science is currently recruiting for a Chemoinformatician to join small team within a Drug Discovery Company based Hertfordshire in on a full time, temporary basis.  


The successful candidate will work as part of a small team responsible for applying and developing tools for use by project teams working to discover new medicines

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Liaising with scientific contacts, identifing technical solutions and partner with local and global informatics teams to deliver projects. 
  • Providing advanced technical expertise and systems integration in supporting existing informatics tools and in developing and deploying new tools. 
  • You must be able to analyse, model and optimise workflows, develop and use best practices, and must have applied technical abilities. 
  • The application and refinement of existing protocols to aid in generation of focused compound libraries. 
  • The development of novel protocols and implementation of chemoinformatics techniques to improve selection processes.
  • The analysis and interpretation of large data-sets related to chemistry, biology and biochemistry using existing methodology.
  • The development and implementation of tools and interfaces to support our Drug Discovery project teams.

Qualifications and skills:

The successful Chemoinformatician will have the following qualifications, skills & experiences:

  • Good basic knowledge of Organic Chemistry (BSc in Chemistry (or equivalent) is preferred, in particular small molecule physico-chemical properties, conformation and interactions
  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of computational chemistry and chemoinformatics methodologies including but not limited to: library design, data triage, multivariate data analysis, QSAR.
  • Experience with chemistry software and pipelining tools is essential, with expertise in Pipeline Pilot and MOE highly preferred.
  • Practical experience of data analysis, data management and data mining/integration in a chemical environment.
  • Strong linux and windows skills.
  • Experience of working in a chemoinformatics role within a pharmaceutical or biotech environment would be desirable. 


If successful, you will be joining a global Drug Discovery company and in return there is a competitive salary, coupled with excellent benefits and career progression opportunities.

Julie Marshall - Senior Account Manager at CK Science

Please contact Julie for more details.

How to apply:

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To apply for this Chemoinformatics position, please contact Julie Marshall via email or telephone: 01438 723 500.


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