Generalist at D. E. Shaw Research

New York City, New York
Above Market
Jan 11, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Individual with extraordinary record of academic and professional achievements sought to work as a Generalist within an ambitious, well-funded scientific research group based in New York City. 

The ideal candidates will be exceptionally articulate, highly intelligent, and self-motivated critical thinkers, and they will excel at working independently, problem-solving, and managing multiple projects.  Responsibilities may include tracking and coordinating scientific, operational, and commercial projects across the group; liaising with various departments within the company and with outside firms; and assisting with group-wide planning.  Successful hires must have excellent communication skills, demonstrated leadership ability, superior organizational, analytical, and quantitative skills, and an obsessive attention to detail. 

This full-time position offers generous compensation, full benefits, a collegial working environment with a casual dress code, and schedule flexibility.  Generalists at D. E. Shaw Research will be working closely with a number of the world’s leading scientists and engineers, and will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting entrepreneurial venture making groundbreaking contributions within the fields of biology, chemistry, and medicine.

We will consider Assistant (1-3 years of experience) and Associate-level (3+ years of experience) candidates and are prepared to reward exceptionally well-qualified individuals with above-market compensation. 

D. E. Shaw Research is a New York–based interdisciplinary research group pursuing an ambitious, long-term project aimed at achieving major scientific advances in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology.  Among the group's current activities is the development of specialized supercomputers designed in part to fundamentally transform the process of drug discovery. 

D. E. Shaw Research is committed to building a diverse team.  We offer an intellectually rigorous and stimulating work environment that is also supportive, flexible, and welcoming.  We do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. 

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