Researcher 3

Redmond, Washington
Nov 19, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Our client, Lead Software product developer , is seeking a Researcher to join their team. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced research scientist with expertise in computational chemistry. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of ab initio quantum chemistry methods, small molecule optimization, and be proficient in the design, planning, and implementation of tools and technology to support AI-driven scientific research.

Job Title: Researcher

Location: Redmond ,WA

Pay Range: Best in market

Encompassing multiple domains across machine learning, engineering, and natural sciences, AI4Science is a new global team in Microsoft Research focusing on the opportunity to transform scientific modelling and discovery through large-scale deep learning. We seek to drive major advances in sciences with machine learning, with a focus on fifth paradigm scenarios. Through these advances, we aim to empower real-world impact on some of the most pressing problems facing society including climate change, green energy, sustainable materials, and the discovery of new drugs.

What's the Job?

• Typical task breakdown and operating rhythm -
As a research scientist on the team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the design and development of computational chemistry workflows. You will leverage your deep technical expertise to understand requirements of the project, provide robust, scalable solutions, and drive consensus among members of a global team to deliver computational solutions effectively and on-time.

  • Collaborate effectively with cross-disciplinary teams across machine learning, computational materials and chemical sciences, and software engineering.
  • Define strategy to integrate advanced computational chemistry and structure-based molecular design methods into small molecule discovery and optimization.
  • Develop and deploy robust automated computational workflows, enabling methods to be run without significant manual input.
  • Maintain the highest standards in code quality and documentation.
  • Compelling Story & Candidate Value Proposition

What's Needed?

This project focuses on developing and applying state-of-the-art ML-accelerated and generative models to solving important problems that can accelerate decarbonization, including in carbon removal, energy storage and energy efficiency.
Years of Experience Required - 5-7 years
• Degrees or certifications required - Researcher: PH.D required

• Best vs. Average -
Experience in the application of computational chemistry techniques, tools (e.g., electronic structure calculations and molecular mechanics) to model structures and properties of molecules.

Experience with atomistic simulation codes, data acquisition, and data analysis techniques.

Proficiency in Python; experience with scientific programming and algorithm design. Experience with applying machine learning, in particular modern deep learning approaches, to solve relevant scientific problems is a plus.

Demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.

PhD or equivalent work experience in Chemistry, Physics, Cheminformatics, or related field.

• Performance Indicators -
-meeting deadlines
-Quality of work
-curiosity driven research

Top 3 Hard Skills Required
Experience executing quantum chemical calculations at scale, with HPC or cloud computing systems, and with Python or similar

Proficiency with Gaussian-type basis quantum chemistry software (e.g. NWChem, PySCF, ORCA)

Proficiency with classical molecular dynamics simulation software (e.g. GROMACS, LAMMPS, ASE)

Excellent organizational and communication skills

What's in it for me?

If you are excited about making a meaningful impact in AI-driven scientific research to advance sustainability goals, this job is for you!

If this is a role that interests you and you'd like to learn more, click apply now and a recruiter will be in touch with you to discuss this great opportunity. We look forward to speaking with you!

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