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Date: Thu Aug 4 11:06:13 2016
Subject: 16.08.04 Post Doc (m/f) in Computational Toxicology / Deep Learning, Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Germany
We are looking for a
Post Doc (m/f) in Computational Toxicology / Deep Learning


Your responsibilities

Within Preclinical Safety, our aim is to connect fundamental research and clinical research to facilitate the transfer of recent scientific discoveries to the care of patients. At the Global Preclinical Safety department in Frankfurt, you will be part of an interdisciplinary and cross-functional research team engaged in the application of novel computational methods to analyze, predict and optimize safety parameters of novel pharmaceutical drug candidates.

The position also involves the development of new computational methods for drug discovery. The research activity will employ Machine Learning, specifically Deep Learning, and computational systems toxicology methodologies, and it will focus on the following topics:

  • Design and development of deep learning-based, classification algorithms for drug toxicity
  • Extension to Big Data information in the field of systems toxicology
  • Prospective application for the analysis of molecular or biological mechanisms underlying drug toxicity
  • Preparation of reports, including publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at conferences

Your qualifications

  • Qualification as Computational Toxicologist / Computational Chemist / Chemoinformatics or Bioinformatics Specialist or similar
  • PhD or equivalent required
  • Strong experience in Machine Learning/Deep Learning
  • Data analysis, data modelling and programming/scripting skills
  • Background / interest in Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery
  • Experience in toxicology/systems biology is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong team player with analytical skills and interest to work in a highly interdisciplinary area
  • Very good English language skills, knowledge of German is a plus

Our Offer

  • An interesting job in a highly competent team with international orientation
  • Develop cutting edge science in a leading pharmaceutical company
  • The position is advertised for two years and will be based in Frankfurt, Germany

If you are interested, please send us your online application.
Apply online

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH
HR Recruitment Services
Industriepark Hchst Gebude K 703
D-65926 Frankfurt am Main

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