Computational Chemist

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Jun 19, 2018
Science/R&D, Chemistry
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Amgen is seeking a highly qualified computational chemist to apply molecular modeling and computational chemistry techniques towards advancement of small-molecule drug discovery programs. As part of interdisciplinary project teams, the successful candidate will apply computational ligand-based and structure-based drug design methods in close collaboration with medicinal chemists and biologists.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree or Doctorate Degree completed by October 2018


Master's degree and 4 years of Computational Chemistry experience


Bachelor's degree and 6 years of Computational Chemistry experience

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD. in Computational Chemistry or related fields

Strong track record of research accomplishment in computational chemistry with three or more scientific publications or conference presentations

Understanding of the physical chemical properties of small-molecules and its interactions with proteins

Experience with one or more molecular modeling suites (MOE, Discovery Studio, Schrodinger, etc.)

Strong communication skills and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary team environment

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.