Full-Time

Senior Director

Chemistry

Posted on 6/18/2024

Insitro

Insitro

201-500 employees

Data-driven drug discovery using machine learning

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$245k - $275kAnnually

+ Annual Performance Bonus Plan + Equity Incentive Plan

Senior

San Bruno, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
Requirements
  • BS with 14+ years of experience, MS with 12+ years of experience, or Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or computational chemistry with 9+ years of industrial drug discovery experience
  • Passionate about pushing the boundaries of drug discovery with Machine Learning and DNA-Encoded Libraries
  • Experience advancing projects through stages of drug discovery in several therapeutic indications
  • Experience managing scientific collaboration and CRO resources
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications/patent applications
Responsibilities
  • Support the DEL team in the design of DEL selections/screens and the prioritization of DEL hits for resynthesis and testing
  • Guide the design of built-for-purpose DELs to explore property and biology space and develop SAR insights
  • Oversee the synthesis of DEL hits internally and at CRO's and lead teams in the prosecution of drug discovery campaigns
  • Collaborate with Data Science/ML in modeling the design, screening, and analysis of DELs
  • Promote communication between the DEL- ML platform and the Therapeutics team

Insitro is a data-driven drug discovery and development company leveraging machine learning, human genetics, and high-throughput biology to create predictive in vitro human cell-derived disease models, with a focus on revolutionizing traditional drug discovery and reducing costs. Their technologies include machine learning and high-throughput, quantitative biology to build predictive disease models.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$825.4M

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

62%

Benefits

Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage

Excellent mental health and well-being support

Open vacation policy

Access to free onsite baristas & cafe with daily lunch and breakfast

Access to free onsite fitness center

Commuter benefits

Paid parental leave

Competitive pay and 401(k) matching

Flexible work schedule (on site and remote)