Requirement of Principal Scientist-CADD in Advinus Therapeutics (A TATA Enterprise)


Advinus Therapeutics (A TATA Enterprise) is an R&D driven company that is focused on the new drug discovery and development of pharmaceutical and agrochemical products. Advinus operations are organized into two separate businesses centered around Discovery and Development respectively. The Discovery arm of Advinus integrates under one umbrella the expertise, experience, capabilities and infrastructure needed for Drug Discovery from hit to clinical development candidate. Our presence in India helps us enhance the productivity and efficiency of our agrochemical and pharmaceutical R&D programs to unprecedented levels of cost-effectiveness and quality by bringing together demonstrated world class expertise with the talent and economies of India.

Post: Principal Scientist-CADD

Job description:

  • To provide molecular modelling and cheminformatic support for various discovery projects in close partnership with medicinal chemists, biochemists, pharmacologists and DMPK scientists.
  • To drive in silico lead identification and optimisation projects by applying state-of-the-art computational chemistry tools representing "CADD research" in interdisciplinary project teams.
  • To analyze chemical structures in relation to biological activity in order to guide novel compound design or help design the SAR both independently and in collaboration with medicinal chemists
  • To evaluate different softwares related to modelling and cheminformatics and make recommendations for their purchase

Candidate Profile:

  • Ph.D. in Computational/ Medicinal chemistry or equivalent degree with hands-on modeling research experience.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of relevant industrial experience is desired
  • Excellent scientific communication and collaborative skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English)

Additional Information:
Experience: 3-5 years
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Functional Area: R&D
Location: Pune
End Date: 27th Dec, 2013

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