Machine Learning Applications Scientist (Materials Science)

New York, NY, United States
Jan 26, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Schrödinger is a science and technology leader with over 30 years of experience developing software solutions for physics-based and machine learning-based chemical simulations and predictive analyses.

We're seeking a materials science-focused Machine Learning Applications Scientist to join us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods. As a member of our Materials Science team, you'll have the opportunity to work on diverse projects in optoelectronics, catalysis, energy storage, semiconductors, aerospace, and specialty chemicals.

Who will love this job:
  • A statistical and machine learning expert with robust problem-solving skills
  • A materials science enthusiast who's familiar with MatMiner, Dscribe, or other informatics packages
  • A proficient Python programmer and debugger who's familiar with machine learning packages like Scikit-Learn, Pandas, NumPy, SciPy, Keras, PyTorch, and/or TensorFlow
  • An independent researcher who enjoys collaborating with an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced environment

What you'll do:
  • Research and analyze data sets using a variety of statistical and machine learning techniques to develop predictive machine learning models
  • Communicate results and present ideas to the team
  • Develop tools and workflows that can be integrated into commercial software products
  • Work with customers on various machine learning-centric Materials Science research projects
  • Validate existing Schrödinger machine learning products using public data sets or internally generated data sets

What you should have:
  • A PhD (or extensive experience) in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics
  • Hands-on experience with the application of machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, data analysis, or chemical informatics to materials and complex chemicals

Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it's people that make a company great. Because of this, we're prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office every day, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events. New York is home to our largest office, but we have teams all over the world. Schrödinger is honored to have been selected as one of Crain's New York Best Places to Work for three years running.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.