Who we are:

At molab.ai, we accelerate the drug and compound discovery process for patients, people, and the planet by fusing cutting-edge AI technologies with latest insights from the natural science frontier. To this end, our team of excelling scientists has been developing data science models to predict molecular properties with market-outperforming accuracy. Now, we have secured the funds to expand our team and elevate digital drug discovery to an entirely new level. If you are looking for a purpose-driven AI company that combines scientific excellence, impact and entrepreneurial drive, let’s create better molecules, faster, together!

What we are looking for:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Data Scientist to help develop and deploy our continuously improving data science stack. This is a research-heavy position, in which you will work closely with our expert team on a variety of unsolved challenges both in the fields of AI and (Bio-)Chemistry. Therefore, as an ideal candidate, you have both a deep technical expertise in AI and (passion for) life sciences, as well as a great entrepreneurial and inter-personal mindset.

What you’ll do:

  • Build, optimize and train new variants of our deep-learning models
  • Design, run and improve our ML Pipeline with data provenance control for both models and datasets
  • Own initiatives from inception to implementation - always driving research from start to finish
  • Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to key stakeholders internally and externally

 What you need to succeed:

  • 3+ years in practical experience as Data Scientist or Natural Science PhD from top-notch environment or truly exceptional talent (ideally evidenced by hard facts)
  • The ability to combine both data science (deep learning) and biochemistry
  • Python and modules such as Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Tensorflow, PyTorch, …
  • Hands-on experience designing, implementing and transferring deep neural networks to production
  • Ability to think critically and perform unbiased analysis
  • Cross functional collaboration experience (ideally in research)
  • Very good written and spoken English

Any of the following is a plus:

  • Knowledge of pipelining tools such as Prefect or SparkML
  • Familiarity with using data visualization tools such as Plotly/Dash
  • Analytical thinking, scientific rigor and established publication record
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and high degree of self initiative and desire for self-improvement

What we offer:

  • Fully remote, yet fully interdisciplinary and exciting-to-work-with team (CET-friendly timezone), occasional team gatherings
  • Merit-based, and outcome-oriented team culture, i.e. team effort, spirit, and success translate into substantial growth opportunities - we celebrate results over hours worked
  • Competitive Salary
  • Mentoring and personal development opportunities and budget
  • Reserved time off to acquire new skills

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