Scientist, Machine Learning
- Cambridge, MA
2023-03-16 12:36:26 UTC
Amide Technologies is a Cambridge-based biotech company focused on designing and producing polyamide drugs. With our proprietary design tools and a powerful synthesis technology licensed from MIT, we are pushing the boundaries of next generation peptide-like biologic drugs.
Scientist, Machine Learning (Protein Science, Pharmacokinetics, and Peptide Drugs)
Amide is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Computational Scientist with a background in machine learning applied to protein science or peptide drug design. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing and adapting cutting-edge machine learning algorithms to analyze large protein and peptide drug data sets to advance our understanding of drug efficacy and safety.
Collaborate with other scientists and engineers to integrate machine learning models into drug development pipelines, with a focus on peptide drugs, or other related applications.
Design and implement machine learning models to analyze protein pharmacokinetic and peptide drug data, including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) properties.
Develop methods for predicting drug interactions and side effects based on protein pharmacokinetic and peptide drug data.
Stay current with advancements in machine learning and protein science, pharmacokinetics, and peptide drug research, and integrate new techniques as appropriate.
Report and present research findings and developments including status and results clearly and efficiently both internally and externally, verbally and in writing.
PhD in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or a related field with a focus on protein science, pharmacokinetics, or peptide drugs and machine learning.
Experience in developing and implementing machine learning algorithms for protein or peptide drug data analysis, including integration into experimental design-build-test-learn cycles.
Experience in curation and design of datasets for machine learning applications.
Domain knowledge of protein pharmacokinetics and ADME properties
Strong programming skills in Python and experience with machine learning libraries such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Keras in a Linux environment.
Unrivaled attention to detail
Solid interpersonal skills; proven ability to work in a team
Strong oral and written communication skills; able to convey ideas to fellow scientists and executives alike.
Amide Technologies offers a challenging and exciting role in one of the Northeast’s most innovative biotech companies. The company offers a competitive compensation package. If you are passionate about advancing the field of drug development through machine learning and protein science, we would love to hear from you.