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Cheminformatics/Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Scientist

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: The Cheminformatics team within Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking an exceptional scientist with an interest in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning for molecular design. In this role, the selected candidate will use cutting edge techniques to accelerate the drug discovery process from hit identification through candidate nomination and will actively participate directly on therapeutic projects.The scientist must have a broad knowledge of modern data science methods with an emphasis on machine learning to advance multi-objective molecular design efforts. The successful candidate must have a sufficient understanding of chemistry and the ability to communicate with collaborative scientists from a broad array of backgrounds. - Key objectives for this position will be to identify and use machine learning methods to drive chemical structure optimization within the context of therapeutic projects, and to enable other scientists within the team to benefit from those tools and methods in their projects.The selected candidate will join a research team with a track record of pipeline impact across modalities and across therapeutic areas. This is an exciting opportunity as we combine the best of physics-based modeling with data analytics and machine learning to accelerate drug discovery and bring benefit to patients.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years of academic / industry experienceOrMaster's Degree with 3+ years of academic / industry experienceOrPh.D. and no years of experiencePreferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with relevant fields with a focus in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning development and applications to molecular design. Postdoctoral or industry experience a plus.
  • Experience in machine learning or artificial intelligence work is critical, with cheminformatics, computational chemistry, and/or molecular modeling experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages such as Python, C/C++, and/or R etc.
  • Expertise in a subset of machine learning and cheminformatics libraries, such as TensorFlow, Kera's, PyTorch, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, DeepChem, RDKit or OEchem is essential.
  • Sensitive to data. Critical assessment of experimental data and combinations of different data sets. Incorporate data knowledge into development and application of suitable machine learning algorithms to produce meaningful predictive models.
  • This position will be operating in a multidisciplinary environment and a willingness to collaborate across functional teams is essential.
  • An aptitude and desire to learn and apply new techniques is expected as well as personal attributes of integrity, creativity, problem solving, and a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills are a must.
  • Track record of publications on peer-reviewed scientific journals.#QLR If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as "Transforming patients' lives through science--- ", every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site ProtocolPhysical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.COVID-19 InformationTo protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. -Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. -This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Cambridge , Cheminformatics/Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Scientist, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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