Home | News

Post Doc Computational Chemistry position

The pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim is ofering a Post Doc Computational Chemistry position in their department of Medicinal Chemistry with the following characteristics:

Tasks & responsibilities

  • As a postdoctoral scientist you will develop and apply novel computational methods, in particular molecular dynamics based technologies, tailored towards the application in Fragment-based Drug Design projects.
  • You will work closely with computational and experimental scientists and actively contribute to FBDD projects.
  • You will identify shortcomings in the current FBDD process and design novel computational tools to bridge identified gaps and to enable FBS approaches on difficult targets.



  • PhD in Theoretical Chemistry, Cheminformatics, Biophysics or related discipline
  • Strong programming skills (preferably python)
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux and HPC environments
  • Experience with Molecular Dynamics simulations, e.g. free-energy calculations or Markov-State-Models
  • Familiarity with the basic concepts of fragment-based drug discovery
  • Familiarity with cheminformatics tool kits, e.g. RDKit
  • Excellent command of the English language, both oral and written

See more info about the ofert and how to apply here.