• Research Scientist - Computational Chemistry

Advanced Life Sciences is seeking a research scientist in computational chemistry to join our drug discovery group. The selected candidate will be responsible for applying computational techniques to several ongoing drug discovery programs, with emphases in rational drug design, predictive QSAR, computational lead optimization, and structure-guided design of focused small molecule libraries. To qualify, you must have a Ph.D. degree in computational chemistry or a related discipline with 1 to 3 years of molecular modeling experience. Candidates should have working experience in structure-based and ligand-based compound design, prediction of compound binding affinities, prediction of ADME properties, library design, and virtual screening. The selected candidate will be encouraged to present original research (papers, patents, presentations) at scientific meetings, as well as to write grant proposals (e.g., SBIR). Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a requirement.


For consideration, please send your Curriculum Vitae to:

Human Resources
1440 Davey Road
Woodridge, IL 60517


Please attach your resume in Word or PDF format.

Please, no telephone requests.


At Advanced Life Sciences we value our employees and offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, 401k plan and more.

Advanced Life Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and openly complies with all federal, state and municipal laws which prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, nationality or disability.