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Computer Aided Drug Design Group Leader

Loughborough, United Kingdom LE11 5RD   •  Competitive Salary   •  Permanent, Full time

  • Employer: Charnwood Discovery
  • Updated: 4 days ago

Are you ready to lead and scale a cutting-edge computational chemistry department?

Charnwood Discovery is looking for a Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD) Group Leader. This unique opportunity will allow you to shape our service offerings, guide drug discovery projects, and mentor the next generation of computational chemists.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Service Development: Build a comprehensive computational chemistry service capable of supporting our clients' drug discovery projects.
  • Client Interaction: Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, providing expert input and maintaining strong client relationships.
  • Project Leadership: Lead and manage structure- and ligand-based drug discovery projects, including virtual and pharmacophore screening activities.
  • Team Management: Recruit and supervise junior team members, ensuring their professional growth and development.
  • Marketing Collaboration: Work with marketing colleagues to develop and communicate the department’s vision and strategy.

What you’ll need:

  • Education: PhD in computational chemistry or a related discipline.
  • Industry Experience: Over 5 years of experience in small molecule drug discovery within a pharmaceutical company or CRO.
  • Technical Skills: Proven experience in structure-based design, docking, ligand optimization, SAR analysis, ADME/Tox property calculation, virtual screening, and chemoinformatics.
  • Leadership Skills: Experience in leading and mentoring junior computational chemists.

What you’ll get:

At Charnwood Discovery, we recognise and appreciate the contributions of our employees. We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a salary and benefits. Additionally, we provide ongoing training and development opportunities to help you grow both personally and professionally.

A little about Charnwood Discovery:

Founded in 1998 we have grown and expanded to offer multiple services across chemistry, bioscience and ADME / DMPK and are an established partner of choice for many biotech and pharmaceutical companies.

Our client centric, flexible approach, combined with a commitment to innovation and excellence sees many clients return to us year on year to support their research programs.

Working in collaboration we add value across the drug discovery pipeline, from target validation through to pre-clinical candidates.

Whether you need a standalone or fully integrated solution our multidisciplinary teams provide innovation and excellence at every stage.

Why Charnwood Discovery?

Join us at Charnwood Discovery and be part of a team that enhances the experience and success of complex drug discovery. Your leadership and expertise will play a crucial role in our continued growth and innovation.


Related skills: Chemistry, Computer Science, Life Science, Organic Chemistry

  • Employer: Charnwood Discovery
  • Reference: N2Talent
  • Closes: 28 Jun 2024

  • Title
    Computer Aided Drug Design Group Leader
  • Location
    Loughborough, United Kingdom

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