Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a cGMP Manufacturing facility. Right now, they are looking to hire a Material Scientist.
Salary/Hourly Rate: $40/hr $65/hr DOE Position Overview: The individual will be at the interface between the Engineering and Material Sciences and Computational Chemistry Departments and will work with project teams across Research and Development. The successful candidate will be responsible for integrating computational materials chemistry into workflows supporting solid-form discovery and bulk materials modeling. They will advise cross-functional teams on complex problems related to structure-property relationships. In addition, the individual will manage priorities, demonstrate good documentation skills, and clearly communicate to a variety of stakeholders. A successful candidate will have a solid understanding of physical organic chemistry and have relevant in silicon experience working with structure property calculations.
Responsibilities of the Material Scientist
Implement and further develop new computational and informatics approaches to predict performance indicating materials properties at the interface of discovery and development
Implement and facilitate usage of small molecule crystal structure database informatics in discovery and development
Conduct virtual screening efforts to assist in solvent selection for crystallization processes, polymorph screening, cocrystal screening, stability, morphology control, etc
Collaborate with cross-functional discovery and development teams to address questions about material properties
Qualifications for the Material Scientist:
Solid background in materials science, computational approaches, and data analysis
Expertise with computation of materials properties using a range of levels from fundamental ab initio to molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics, and statistical informatics approaches
Ability to propose, implement, and lead new approaches to accelerate drug discovery and development at the interface of discovery research and drug development
Ability to develop strong partnerships/relationships across functional areas
Ability to convince users to utilize new tools and facilitate their implementation
Exceptional written and oral communication
Experience with X-ray crystallography is a plus
Ph.D. with 0-3 years of experience with material property calculations in pharmaceutical or related industries