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Locations: Philadelphia, Boston, New York, New Jersey

 

Do you want to work where scientific innovation meets leading-edge technology? Join the platform Product team at Accenture Life Sciences and be part of a group that is working with clients to implement state-of-the-art digital technologies that revolutionize scientific and laboratory processes and help lead to better outcomes for patients.

 

Job Description

 

Cheminformatics Lead - Research Platform

 

We are currently seeking a talented and highly motivated team member to lead the vision and definition for providing chemistry / cheminformatics capabilities in our new cloud based research platform being co-developed with Merck & Co. and Amazon Web Services as well as support project work with Accenture Life Sciences clients globally.  The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the art of drug discovery, the cheminformatics technologies and providers of those technologies in the life sciences market and how those technologies are used by researchers and computational scientists. A person in this role will also be responsible for developing and maintaining the roadmap for providing these capabilities in our platform. 

 

We offer a competitive compensation package consisting of salary, bonuses and benefits.

 


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Qualifications

  • Bachelors' degree in life sciences discipline required; Advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years’ life sciences R&D experience as a researcher, consultant, or technology provider working with pharma R&D clients
  • Strong software technology background / experience, particularly in the area of cheminformatics and analytics software
  • Experience in global life sciences / pharma R&D market
  • Ability to travel up to ~30%
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing, developing, and influencing teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work in a global cross-functional team environment
  • Wants to help change how drug discovery is done and improve patient outcomes

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities.


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