Postdoctoral Fellowships in Computational Chemistry and Physics at D. E. Shaw Research

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Above Market
Posted
July 19 2018
Organization Type
All Industry

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New York–based team.  This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.  Candidates should have expertise in computational, theoretical, or quantum chemistry, theoretical chemical physics, applied mathematics, or in a relevant area of computer science. 

Relevant areas of experience might include force field improvement through detailed comparisons of simulation data with NMR measurements or other experimental data, development and implementation of new methodology, such as integrators or efficient approximations of long-range forces, methods for enhanced sampling or free-energy calculations, or tools to efficiently analyze large simulation datasets.  Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment.  We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.

To submit an application, please use the link provided below:
http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/Science-M/ChemPF

D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.  We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible.  Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.

D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or status in any other category protected by law.

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