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Subject: 23.02.03 Postdoctoral Scientist, Computational Chemistry, Cresset, UK

Postdoctoral Scientist, Computational Chemistry, Cresset, UK

Our companies
Cresset is a software development and contract research organization that delivers solutions enabling companies to discover, design and optimize molecules. Cresset is also a development partner for Torx Software, a platform that enables better design decisions and tracking compound synthesis. For over 20 years we have helped organizations improve human health by providing solutions that enable them to develop better treatments for critical diseases. Our global customer-base includes pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agrochemical, flavor and fragrance companies, and academics.

Exceptional talent
Cresset has seen significant organic growth and, with
investment backing, we are on a rapid growth trajectory across all areas of the business to deliver not only outstanding solutions for our customers, but to recognize the outstanding talent who choose to advance their career with Cresset. Personal professional development is at the heart of our commitment to all employees we take great pride in seeing colleagues progress their career within the company.

New product development driven by best-in-class infrastructure
New product development is crucial so that we deliver the drug discovery tools of the future. Alongside enhancing existing science and technology we have a strong greenfield project pipeline and encourage our highly experienced software developers, computational chemistry developers and talented colleagues to take ownership of these projects and drive them through the development process.

We commit to providing you with the tools to do your job to its fullest potential. We invest significantly in cutting-edge server and network infrastructure to ensure our colleagues have access to best-in-class technology to deliver the reliable solutions our customers depend on us for.

Summary of position
The role covers 24 months of an immersive experience within the Company with the opportunity to work alongside experienced scientists, comp chem developers, software and web developers. It provides a comprehensive, tailored rotational program across both scientific and commercial disciplines to broaden exposure and skillset.

Cresset will support professional and personal growth by providing continual learning and development opportunities, such as introduction to drug discovery, project management, effective presentation skills, influencing and communication and coding.

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Key Responsibilities

  • To build partnerships with all employees
  • To support a variety of business operations: product management, application science, sales, marketing, software development, contract research and core science
  • Work with rotation mentors to set mutually agreed objectives, responsibilities and timelines
  • Apply in-depth understanding of our software solutions to contribute to future development
  • Challenge the way we do things by proposing new or alternative solutions
  • Become a valued permanent member of the team, most likely in a scientific customer-facing role


  • Right to work in the UK without the need for sponsorship
  • PhD in a relevant scientific discipline e.g., computational chemistry, computational materials chemistry, physics or other computational fields
  • Experience or strong curiosity for scripting or programming e.g. Python
  • Proven presentation skills
  • Flexible and proactive with an aptitude for learning new scientific disciplines

UK based, Our office is based in Litlington, Cambridgeshire, UK


  • Hybrid working opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (full time employee)
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Lifestyle rewards
  • Social activities
  • Free car parking and covered cycle storage
  • Cycle to work scheme

If interested, please apply on-line at

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