Senior Scientific Editor at D. E. Shaw Research

Job Title: Senior Scientific Editor

Employer: D. E. Shaw Research

Job Location: New York, NY

Minimum Qualifications: Ideal candidates should have an impressive record of academic accomplishments, a Ph.D. in chemistry, biology, physics, applied math, computer science or a similar field, and experience editing and shaping scientific publications. They should also be self-motivated critical thinkers with meticulous attention to detail and strong project management skills. Familiarity with computation and some knowledge of molecular biophysics would be an advantage.

Description: D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer, ANTON(r), capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible. Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.

Individual with excellent communication skills sought for a position as a Senior Scientific Editor at a New York City-based scientific research group that aims to make groundbreaking contributions within the fields of biology, chemistry, and drug discovery.

This hire will work closely with a team of world-class scientists and engineers on the preparation and writing of scientific manuscripts, primarily in the area of computational chemistry, structural biology, software, and hardware for biomolecular simulations. Responsibilities will include coordinating (and contributing to) the writing and editing of manuscripts, corresponding with journals, and working with the group's senior members to communicate both particular research results and the lab's long-term scientific mission. This is a high-visibility role that affords the opportunity to help shape our high-impact papers.

Application and Further Information: Please apply here.

Expiration Date: n/a