Computational Chemist

  • US$160000 - US$220000 per annum + Bonus, Equity, Health
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Permanent

Do you want to have a serious impact on people's lives?

Are you an ambitious Computational Chemist?

Are you a skilled computational chemist with a passion for deciphering molecular complexities and driving innovation in drug discovery and development? Our client is actively seeking a talented Computational Chemist to join their team, leveraging computational techniques to accelerate our efforts in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Why Join Them?

  • Molecular Leadership: Lead the charge in utilizing computational methods to unravel molecular mysteries, driving transformative advancements in drug discovery and development.
  • Innovative Environment: Be part of a company that values innovation and harnesses computational chemistry to tackle complex scientific challenges.
  • Global Impact: Contribute to the success of a company making meaningful contributions to healthcare and pharmaceuticals on a global scale.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Computational Modeling: Apply computational modeling techniques to predict molecular structures, properties, and interactions, guiding drug design and optimization efforts.
  • Virtual Screening: Conduct virtual screening and molecular docking studies to identify promising drug candidates and optimize their binding affinities.
  • Quantum Chemistry: Employ quantum chemistry methods to study chemical reactions, reaction mechanisms, and molecular energetics, providing insights into complex chemical processes.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with experimental chemists, biologists, and pharmacologists to integrate computational chemistry into drug discovery projects and drive interdisciplinary innovation.


  • Educational Background: Ph.D. or Master's degree in Computational Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience: Proven experience in computational chemistry roles, with a strong background in molecular modeling, quantum chemistry, and structure-based drug design.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in computational chemistry software and programming languages commonly used in molecular modeling, such as Schrödinger Suite, Gaussian, or CHARMM.
  • Analytical Skills: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze complex molecular data and draw meaningful conclusions.


  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, and present findings in scientific forums.
  • Innovation Mindset: A passion for exploring new methodologies, tools, and technologies in computational chemistry, and the ability to drive innovation within the organization.
Brad Howell Head of Biotech Recruitment

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