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Postdoctoral Scientist (Computational Biology/Biophysics) - New Brunswick, NJ

Company: Kelly Services
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: April 25, 2021

Job Description:

PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States for any employer without sponsorship.--Kelly Services is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist (Computational Biology/Biophysics) to join their team in New Brunswick, NJ for a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. Below are the details and required skills. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to: as well as apply online.--Postdoctoral Scientist-12 Months (contract - W2)Pay Rate: TBD/BOE--Job Description:The Engineering Technologies group in Drug Product Development at Confidential Company is looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow specializing in Computational Biology/Biophysics. The successful applicant will develop and implement new approaches for assessing the developability of therapeutic proteins using formulation data and molecular-level insights from modeling. The candidate will also be responsible for interfacing with portfolio or matrix teams to identify and prioritize problems that can be addressed with molecular modeling and will then implement those approaches and disseminate relevant insights back to the teams.--Responsibilities:

  • Use static, software-driven atomistic modeling approaches to assess antibody liabilities based on sequence and structure.
  • Develop and/or implement novel molecular modeling approaches to understand the role of excipients in protein drug product formulations and their impact on typical liabilities such as aggregation, viscosity, opalescence and oxidation.
  • Collaborate with experimental colleagues to identify and prioritize key business needs.
  • Automate established molecular modeling workflows and integrate them with cloud computing resources.
  • Drive the publication of modeling results and present at external conferences.--Qualifications & Experience:
    • Ph.D. in Computational Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry or other science or engineering field with a focus on Molecular Dynamics simulations of protein systems.
    • Working knowledge of Molecular Dynamics software such as NAMD, Gromacs, Amber, LAMMPS or OpenMM.
    • Experience with MOE or Schrodinger also preferred.
    • Extensive coding experience in Python, R, Java, C++ or Fortran required.
    • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of protein folding and structure-activity relationship, protein/peptide chemistry, chemical and physical stability.
    • Knowledge of standard biophysical and biochemical analytical tools used for protein characterization and development is preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative, team-building, and communication skills.
    • Strong written and verbal presentation skills; able to distill complex topics and present effectively to cross functional teams.--Why Kelly:--
      • As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:
      • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies.
      • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career.
      • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center, including accredited courses to obtain IT certifications, as well as PDU-approved courses.
      • Weekly pay.
      • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire.*--Apply today!Refer a friend!--*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor. (52.07?/?)Why Kelly--?Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.About Kelly--At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.]]

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