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Date: Fri Oct 14 12:10:45 2022
Subject: 22.10.14 Associate Principal/Principal Scientist - Computational Chemistry - Alderley Park
Sygnature Discovery are at the forefront of our scientific research,
driving projects with the latest scientific software and cloud-based
technology, solving challenging problems for our clients. As part of our
success and continued expansion, we are looking for innovative and
enthusiastic computational chemists to join the organisation at our
Alderley Park location.

This role would suit somebody with an established profile in computational
chemistry who now wishes to make a first step into a line management role.

Key requirements:
- You will have a PhD in computational chemistry or a related discipline.
- You will have a minimum of 5 years industry experience but preferably more.
- Experience of applying comp chem at multiple points along the drug discovery pipeline.
- At least some line management experience preferred, but potential to lead more important.
- CRO or major pharma experience preferred, but not essential.
- Familiar pitching work to customers, internal or external.
- Ability to create compelling content for quoting and reporting.
- Good verbal and written communicator.
- Substantial AI/ML experience on drug discovery projects.
- Broad network of contacts in the drug discovery industry.
- Demonstrable experience based on patent and publication record.
- Genuinely interested in new technology and confident to apply it on projects.

The Opportunity:
- To help recruit, mentor and manage four or more computational chemists.
- To work with customers to understand their needs and translate these
  into credible project proposals.
- To lead the delivery of customer computational work to a routinely high standard.
- To fully exploit access to leading edge computational chemistry technology.
- Contribute to marketing and scientific communications in the area of
  computational chemistry
- Contribute to training within the computational chemistry group.
- Contribute to the computational chemistry leadership team and the future
  direction of the group.

In return you will receive an excellent training and benefits package,
including a highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually, a bonus
scheme, a well-regarded pension scheme, and private medical insurance. All
our benefits are tailored to enhancing your experience at Sygnature as it
is important to us that you share in our success.
We also recognise that the environment you work in is a priority, so we
have built a collaborative and supportive culture with plenty of
opportunities to grow and succeed, tailored to individual and business
needs. This includes an excellent set of bespoke training and development
courses to accelerate both your scientific and personal career growth.
Since 2011, 34 compounds discovered by Sygnature for customers have
entered pre-clinical development. So far, 17 of these have progressed to
clinical trials (Phases I, II and III). In 2017, Sygnature Discovery
received the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise for International
Trade, in 2020 the Medilink Outstanding Achievement Award, and in 2021 the
Bionow Company of the Year Award.
For more information, visit
If youre interested in joining a company that places people at the heart
of its business, please apply through the link and include:
1) Your CV
2) A covering letter that briefly outlines your suitability for the role
   and your current notice period (if applicable)
3) Confirmation of your status of eligibility to work in the UK (we can
   consider sponsoring potential employees with relevant levels of
   qualifications and experience under a Skilled Worker Visa).
Your application will be submitted through our trusted partners, Lever,
but only employees of Sygnature Discovery will review your application and
personal data.
We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis, so please submit your
application as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.
If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the
Careers team at Please do not submit your
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