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Subject: 19.05.16 Postdoc in Cheminformatics (Syngenta near Basel Switzerland; 2 years)

Postdoc in Cheminformatics (Syngenta near Basel Switzerland; 2 years)

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

The newly created Scientific Computing group in Crop Protection Research is seeking a creative, enthusiastic, and talented postdoc in cheminformatics. The ideal candidate follows the newest advances in the field of cheminformatics, machine learning, computational chemistry, and molecular simulations and is eager to translate new concepts into solutions that enhance the discovery of active ingredients. Are you keen on working in a dynamic and collaborative environment together with highly motivated researchers and scientific software developers?

Become a part of our team and apply for the position.

Role Purpose:

  • Develop cheminformatics workflows that support the design and analysis of active ingredients
  • Be at the forefront of cheminformatics technologies
  • Deploy innovative approaches through interactive web interfaces
  • Leverage on recent advances in machine learning

Your responsibilities include, (but not limited to):

  • Work in multidisciplinary teams
  • Collaborate with industry and academia
  • Champion exploration of new cheminformatics technologies and methods to enhance Research activities
  • Automation of workflows spanning the design, synthesis, test, analysis cycle.


  • PhD in cheminformatics, computational chemistry, informatics, or bioinformatics.
  • Good programming skills in Python
  • Experience with solving cheminformatics tasks
  • Experience with workflow tools such as KNIME or Pipeline Pilot is a plus
  • Strong communication skills

What we offer:

  • Contribute to valuable and impactful work, in a stimulating environment #bringingplantpotentialtolife
  • An open and pleasant working environment
  • Open culture

Interested? We are looking for your application!
Apply on line:
Primary Location: CHE-Stein-Stein AG
Reference: 18008958

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