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Computational Chemist

Goal/Objective

The candidate must be a highly motivated individual who is able to work closely with multidisciplinary teams of chemists and biologists. The position offers the challenging opportunity to aid in the optimization of potential insecticides through all phases of the project-from HTS to the field. The responsibilities would include data mining, prioritization of the leads, pharmacophore generation, development of homology models, 2D and 3D QSAR/QSAR, and the development of physico-chemical/ADME models of insecticides.

Education/Experience

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Ph.D plus 3-5 years in Computational Chemistry, or related fields with computational experiences

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A background in Biology, Structural Biology, or Organic Chemistry is required

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Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative team-based environment

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Strong motivation and excellent communication skills

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Experience in UNIX, CERIUS2 , CATALYST , SYBYL , MOE , or other modeling packages

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Programming in C++ or PERL, and basic database experience required

Major Responsibilities

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Use the necessary tools to optimize leads at all stages of a project

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Data mining of weekly active hits from HTS

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Prioritization of the lead compounds

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Development of PHARMACOPHORE models

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Homology modeling

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Optimization of whole organism activity using the models developed in conjunction with 2D/3D and QSPR methods.

Contact

Richard Berger
Phone +1-267-880-1650 ext 204, E-mail officeadmin [at] eagle-staffing.com

Last updated: May 21, 2002

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