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Cryo-EM Scientist: Computational
Competitive Salary, Great Benefits
Michael Glaze-Santonen
Cryo-EM Scientist: Computational

A world leading Biotechnology company situated in Cambridge, well known for an innovative approach to drug discovery and development, is seeking a Computational Cryo-EM Scientist.

Role Overview;

Working in a state-of-the art CRYO-EM facility, the successful candidate will be performing pioneering work to deliver atomic resolutions structures which in turn support structure-based and fragment-based drug discovery. Where once X-Ray crystallography was used, the increased ability of Cryo-EM has led to significant improvements in the drug discovery and development process.

My client is at the forefront of this world and are considered pioneers in the field. The facilities include 2 Glacios and 1 Krios transmission electron microscopes as well as a fully equipped Cryo-EM sample preparation Laboratory and sophisticated computing infrastructure and platforms.

This position is unique and exciting and the successful candidate will play a key role in developing cutting edge and novel methods for single particle analysis. A key part of the position is developing algorithms for liganded structure determination that facilitate in maximizing the impact of Cryo-EM for Fragment and Structured Based Drug Discovery.

Candidates should be collaborative, communicative, driven and excited by the prospect of working with some of the most exciting and cutting-edge technology in the drug discovery and development world.

Experience / Knowledge Sought;

• PhD in Cryo-EM, or a related discipline
• Experience in algorithm development with programming languages such as Python and C/C++
• Familiarity with a Cryo-EM software packages

Bonus Skills;

• HTML, CSS, JQuery and SQL
• Knowledge of deploying software applications to the cloud

What’s on Offer;

The successful candidates will receive a highly competitive salary, generous annual leave allowance and excellent benefits. Further to this, visa sponsorship can be provided and a relocation allowance is also on offer. There also exists excellent opportunities for career advancement and regular pay reviews. As importantly, you’ll be joining a pioneering Cryo-EM company and will play a hands-on role in drug discovery with some of the latest and greatest facilities and equipment in the world.

If you feel that you have the required experience for the position we would love to hear from you so please email us a copy of your CV in the first instance.

Whilst we would like to respond to each application individually, we often receive over 200 applications per role and doing so is not feasible unfortunately. That said we are happy to be "pursued" if you feel strongly on the matter so be persistent and we will do our best to reply!

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