Extraordinarily gifted early career scientists and engineers are sought to join a New York–based interdisciplinary research group pursuing an ambitious, long-term project aimed in part at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery.
The group’s current research activities include the discovery and development of innovative scientific techniques to direct unprecedented computational power toward the solution of key problems in the fields of biomolecular simulation and design. Successful candidates will work closely with a number of the world’s leading biologists, chemists, and computer scientists, and will have the opportunity not only to participate in an exciting entrepreneurial venture with considerable economic potential, but to make groundbreaking contributions within the fields of biology, chemistry, and medicine.
D. E. Shaw Research is seeking scientists and engineers with zero to five years of experience who have degrees in chemistry, biology, physics, computer science, engineering, and mathematics from top-tier universities. Serious consideration will be given to candidates with extraordinary records of achievement in the natural sciences and/or scientific programming, exceptional quantitative abilities, and superb communication skills. We are prepared to offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.
D. E. Shaw Research does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.
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D. E. Shaw Research ("DESRES") is an independent research laboratory that conducts basic scientific research in the field of computational biochemistry under the direct scientific leadership of Dr. David Shaw, who serves as its Chief Scientist.