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iMM is seeking a dynamic and experienced Computational Medicinal Chemist with a strong background in the biotech/pharma industry. The successful candidate will employ the expertise in computational chemistry, molecular modeling, and state-of-the-art AI technologies for de novo drug design to propel our drug discovery and translational research efforts.


  • Decree-Law nr 57/2016, from 29th August, altered by Law nr 57/2017, from 19th July, that approves a Doctoral Hiring regime to stimulate Scientific and Technological Employment in all knowledge areas (RJEC).
  • Portuguese Labor Law, approved by Law nr 7/2009, from 12th February in its current writing.
  • Regulatory Decree Nr 11-A / 2017, of 29th
  • Decree-Law nr 26-B/2023, from 18th April.

Profile of Candidate: Any National, foreign and stateless candidate(s) that hold the following requirements can apply:

  • PhD in Computational Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or a related discipline.
  • Proven experience as a computational medicinal chemist in the biotech/pharma industry is preferred, but experience in academic-led drug discovery centers will also be considered.
  • Successful track record in leveraging computational methodologies to fuel drug discovery projects.
  • Deep knowledge of drug discovery software suites and a good understanding of AI technologies for de novo drug design.
  • Knowledge in Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship techniques (QSAR) will be positively considered.
  • Aptitude to thrive in a multidisciplinary, collaborative research environment.
  • Proven leadership and management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide a team.
  • Proficiency in English, spoken and written.
  • Forward thinking, can-do, pro-active attitude.
  • The international experience of the candidates, although not a determining criterion for selection, will be valued.

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