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Date: Tue Jun 29 07:37:26 2021
Subject: 21.06.29 QM/MM Computational Chemist, Polaris Quantum Biotech, Durham NC USA
Polaris Quantum Biotech is a revolutionary startup that uses Quantum Computing, AI/ML, and Computational Chemistry to design novel drug leads for multiple diseases. We are
seeking to hire a Computational Chemist with enthusiasm for harnessing the latest technology advances to revolutionize medicinal chemistry. We are a young startup located
in the Research Triangle area: by joining us at this early stage you will have a chance to make a major contribution to the development of the company into a major player in the
pharmaceutical market.

Position Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in computational chemistry/biochemistry, bioinformatics, or a related discipline
- Experience in applications of QM/MM, MD, docking, and scoring methods for studying biomolecular systems
- Programming and scripting capabilities in Linux/Unix environment, preferably in python.
- Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or compound design is a plus
- Experience with ML/AI is a plus
- Experience in industrial software development and good programming practices is a plus
- Experience in quantum computing is a huge plus!

Duties:
- The candidate's primary responsibility is to study protein targets, design novel ligands, and contribute to our drug design and discovery projects by using a variety
of computational chemistry tools.
- The candidate will contribute to the computational platform of the company
- The candidate will work closely with members of the PolarisQB technical team.

Who you are:
- An enthusiastic computational chemist with a passion for biomedical studies
- A good and reliable team member
- A person comfortable working in a dynamic atmosphere of a small startup, enjoying wearing multiple hats, and not afraid to lead and take responsibility
- A life-long learner eager to venture out of their comfort zone

Interested?
Please apply on Indeed:
https://www.indeed.com/job/computational-chemist-ee10abcb5500f5b1
Or send your CV to Dr. Shahar Keinan at jobs*|*polarisqb.com

*Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
**Polarisqb is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
*** Polarisqb will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Please apply on Indeed:
https://www.indeed.com/job/computational-chemist-ee10abcb5500f5b1
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