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Discovery Scientist

Cresset develops software, and delivers consultancy, to aid in the design of new medicines, agrochemicals, flavors and fragrances that will have a major positive impact on human health.Over our nearly 20 years of corporate history, Cresset has remained focused on delivering innovative, accessible and reliable science to research chemists in industry and academia. We continue to develop as a world class provider of solutions for small molecule discovery. 

Reporting to the Director of Discovery, the key responsibilities of this role include:


  • Carry out computational chemistry project work, delivering a diverse range of projects to Cresset Discovery  customers
  • Be the internal expert on using free-energy methods for drug discovery projects
  • Working with the Account Managers and Director of Discovery, help to grow the Cresset Discovery business globally
  • Assisting the Director of Consulting and other members of the team on meeting project deliverables on time
  • Keep up-to-date with, and be proficient with, all Cresset software solutions
  • Participate in customer conference calls and meetings – pre, during and post project
  • Assist with writing proposals for Cresset Discovery opportunities
  • Provide feedback to development on new features and functionality required in the Cresset software solutions
  • Represent Cresset Discovery and attend conferences, seminars and exhibitions (international)
  • Maintain scientific knowledge and contribute to Cresset publications and co-authored work




  • PhD (chemistry preferred)
  • Experienced computational chemist
  • Working knowledge of Cresset software and/or competitive products
  • Language skills desired, but not essential
  • Own transport (essential)