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Date: Fri Aug 30 06:05:42 2019
Subject: 19.08.30 Senior Scientific Editor at D. E. Shaw Research
Individual with extraordinary communication skills sought for a 
position as a Senior Scientific Editor at a New York City-based 
scientific research group that aims to make groundbreaking 
contributions within the fields of biology, chemistry, and 
drug discovery.

This hire will work closely with a team of world-class scientists and 
engineers on the preparation and writing of scientific manuscripts, 
primarily in the area of computational chemistry, structural biology, 
software, and hardware for biomolecular simulations.  Responsibilities 
will include coordinating (and contributing to) the writing and editing 
of manuscripts, corresponding with journals, and working with the 
groups senior members to communicate both particular research results 
and the labs long-term scientific mission.  This is a high-visibility 
role that affords the opportunity to help shape our high-impact papers.

Ideal candidates should have an exceptional record of academic 
accomplishments, a Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, physics, applied math, 
computer science or a similar field, and experience editing and 
shaping scientific publications.  They should also be outstanding 
critical thinkers with meticulous attention to detail and strong 
project management skills.  Familiarity with computation and some 
knowledge of molecular biophysics would be an advantage.

We offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional 

To submit an application, please use the link provided below:

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, ANTON, 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, 
nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, 
caste, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status, age, 
military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, 
marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other 
category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which 
the Firm operates.
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