Associate Director Computational Chemistry (Cardiometabolic Diseases Research) (m/w/d)

Arbeitsort: 77781 Biberach

Stellenbeschreibung

OUR COMPANY
At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.
THE POSITION
Apply your passion. Lead experienced scientists. Grow people.Take advantage of your experience, establish agile research strategies, embrace collaborative design thinking, and actively shape a sustainable research project pipeline that addresses unmet medical needs.As drug discovery expert, you combine a drug discovery industry background with scientific expertise in computational chemistry. You are a creative driver of change and experienced in motivating and developing teams operating at the cutting edge of science.As Associate Director Computational Chemistry, responsible for supporting the area of Cardiometabolic Diseases Research, you lead a team of principal scientists actively influencing the discovery of breakthrough small molecule- and peptide therapies. Join Boehringer Ingelheim and actively shape our early portfolio with specific computational chemistry- and therapeutic area expertise.Discover our Biberach site: xplorebiberach.com
Tasks & responsibilities In your new role as Associate Director, you lead and develop a team of computational chemists focusing on the support of research projects in the therapeutic area of Cardiometabolic Diseases. You are a key contributor to the early project portfolio by early target and tool assessments, and you lead research projects in the target validation and lead finding phases. As a member of interdisciplinary teams, you design and optimize biologically active compounds in a collaborative, international setting. Thanks to your scientific expertise and your guidance, your team supports research projects with state-of-the-art computational chemistry methods. You contribute to the strategic direction of the Computational Chemistry group and you drive the development, advancement, and adaption of novel computational chemistry technologies. Furthermore, you collaborate with colleagues from Medicinal Chemistry, Structural Research, Screening and Profiling, Screening Logistics as well as Pharmacology and Computational Biology. Requirements PhD in chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics, or related discipline. Alternatively, master's degree with long-term professional experience Proven track record in small molecule drug discovery and familiarity with pharmacological and medicinal chemistry concepts Experience in target identification, validation, and assessment Excellent knowledge and practical experience with standard computational chemistry software packages in the context of small molecule drug discovery and familiarity with Linux and Python Experience in leading people (teams or projects) in a research context, preferably gained in an industrial drug discovery setting Excellent interpersonal, communication and mentoring skills paired with an agile and entrepreneurial mindset EFFECTS OF COVID-19
We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.
WHY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM?
This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives. We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.Want to learn more about us? Visit https://www.boehringer-ingelheim.com/Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
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