Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Oxford

Department of Statistics

Closing date: 15th April 2020

Department of Statistics, 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford and Structural Genomics Consortium, Old Road Campus, Research Building, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford

Grade 8: £41,526 – £49,553 p.a.

There is an exciting new opportunity in XChem in partnership with the Oxford Protein Informatics group, for a senior postdoctoral researcher to join the team. You will have responsibility for establishing a research project in Artificial Intelligence-led drug discovery. This is an exciting opportunity to develop novel machine learning tools at the interface between structural biology, synthetic chemistry and drug discovery.

We need you to hold PhD/DPhil with post-qualification research experience in bioinformatics, statistics, structural biology or other relevant area and have programming experience in machine learning. Your track record will include applying statistical methodology to complex problems, and the ability to plan and manage research projects independently. Experienced in working with experimentalists, you will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to raise research funds through making grant applications. Ideally, you will have knowledge of proteins and protein structure and experience of medicinal chemistry.

Queries about this post should be addressed to Professor Charlotte Deane ( or Professor Frank Von Delft (

This post is fixed-term for 3 years, in the first instance.

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on 15 April 2020 will be considered. Interviews will be held on 21 April 2020.

Contact Person: Shabana Akthar
Vacancy ID: 145697
Contact Phone: 01865 272866
Closing Date & Time: 15-Apr-2020 12:00
Contact Email:

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