Amide Technologies

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Scientist, Machine Learning

  • R&D
  • Full-time
  • 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.