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Senior Scientist, Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) - La Jolla, California

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Scientist, Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD, Computational Chemistry), located in San Diego, CA (La Jolla area). At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we work to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies. At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at The Therapeutics Discovery organization within Janssen R&D is continuing to build scientific expertise in modeling, screening, pharmacology and chemistry to partner closely with therapeutic area scientists to develop groundbreaking new medicines in the areas of Immunology, Neuroscience and Oncology. The In Silico Discovery (ISD) group in Therapeutics Discovery is seeking excellent scientists to bring their expertise to exciting and novel areas of computational drug design. Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Design therapeutic molecules and calculate their properties using state-of-the-art methodologies integrating chemical, biological and structural data, cheminformatics, and artificial intelligence/machine learning techniques
  • Serve as a scientific expert in multi-disciplinary discovery project teams that include synthetic chemists, structural biologists, and other discovery scientists, by providing key expertise in the use and interpretation of data related to drug targets and their ligands
  • Collaborate within Janssen and with external academic and industrial partners to develop new computational technologies to address key questions in drug discovery
  • Publish results in peer reviewed journals and present at scientific meetings
  • Mentor junior scientists, fostering their development as expert computational drug hunters

Keywords: Disability Solutions, San Diego , Senior Scientist, Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) - La Jolla, California, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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