Computational Chemistry and Biology Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research

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Job ID :

11384


Company Type :

Direct Employers


Industry :

Research & Development


Education Level :

PhD



Key Skills :
Salary :

-


Date Posted :

07 May, 2018



Company Name :

D. E. Shaw Research





Job Category :

Scientific Jobs


Experience :

2-5 Years


Job Type:

Permanent


Travel Amount:

negotiable





Description

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New Yorkbased team.  This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.  Candidates should have expertise in computational biophysics or chemistry, structural biology, drug discovery, or in a relevant area of computer science.

Relevant areas of experience might include direct application of molecular dynamics or other computational methods to drug discovery, investigation of allosteric interactions or other functionally important conformational changes in biological molecules, structure prediction or design for proteins or RNA, study of protein–protein or protein–nucleic acid interactions, or study of fundamental biophysical problems, such as protein and RNA folding. Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment.  We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.

To submit an application, please use the link provided below:
http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/JobsInPharma/Chem-A

D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.  We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible.  Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.

D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or status in any other category protected by law.



Company Name:

D. E. Shaw Research


Headquarters:

D. E. Shaw Research,120 W. 45th Street, 39th Floor


Sector:

Direct Employers


Country:

United States


Zipcode:

10036


Website:

www.deshawresearch.com


Employees:

less than 100


Industry:

Research & Development


State:

New York


Phone No. :

2124038194


D. E. Shaw Research ("DESRES") is engaged in scientific research and technological development in the field of computational biochemistry, including The design of novel algorithms and machine architectures for high-speed molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of proteins and other biological macromolecules. In particular, we have designed and constructed a specialized supercomputer called Anton, which executes such simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible, along with a number of software tools and techniques that facilitate their execution and analysis. The use of long MD simulations to study the structural changes underlying biological phenomena that occur on time scales far in excess of those previously accessible to computational study, with the ultimate aim of significantly advancing the process of drug discovery. We have been investigating, for example, the mechanisms of certain cellular receptors, transport proteins, and enzymes relevant to the understanding and potential treatment of cancer, diabetes, and other diseases. Our research team includes computational chemists and biologists, computer scientists and applied mathematicians, and computer architects and engineers, all working collaboratively under the leadership of its chief scientist, David Shaw.

For more information,visit www.deshawresearch.com.

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