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Job Ref 904771
Job Title Structural Scientist
Headline Crystallography
Salary to £40000 per Year
JobType Permanent
Location South East England
Job Description Structural Scientist

3 year fixed term contract

A rare opportunity to join a well-established organisation who are highly respected crystallographers in the material's science and drug discovery markets globally. And it's not just about the opportunity! On top of your basic salary you'll also receive a benefits package to be proud of including a huge company contribution to your pension and Flexible Fridays in the summer (work your Friday hours Monday to Thursday and take Friday off!).

In your role as Structural Scientist you'll be working with the materials science team, who in turn work closely with a number of industrial partners addressing formulation and solid form challenges through solid state structural informatics and computational modelling methods. You'll be joining this Cambridge based team responsible for R&D. You will also be responsible for writing scripts in python to advance the delivery of science. This is a collaborative role so you'll be able to utilise both your written and verbal communication skills. In a nutshell you'll be researching and developing methods for using the company products and data to benefit the optimal design of the solid forms of drug candidates. You'll play a leading role in the development of streamlined methods for generating informatics data tailored to the needs of the industrial partner through liaison with the software development team and through scripting.

We're looking for PhD qualified candidates with experience of assessing or investigating intermolecular interactions either with a view to understanding molecular packing or to engineer a particular motif or structure. You should also have experience of producing scripts in the Python programming language.

For more information please email your CV to Steve - steve@seltekconsultants.co.uk.

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