Computational Chemistry KTP Associate

£45,000 - £50,000

Norwich, Norfolk - 30 months

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Job description

The University of Nottingham invites applications for a Computational Chemistry KTP Associate to join our exciting collaboration with Colorifix Ltd.

You will:

– Generate and curate colourant datasets
– Train and validate machine learning models to predict colourant properties for use in a standalone software application and integrate this with existing information systems
– Write well-documented easy-to-maintain software and associated research papers for peer-reviewed publication
– Work closely with company employees and ensure the new knowledge is embedded.

The role involves hybrid working.

Project description

Based at the company’s premises in Norwich (with some travel to their site in Cambridge and to the University of Nottingham), this position offers a unique opportunity to lead the delivery of a strategic project to develop novel computational chemistry tools to improve the rate of production of sustainable pigments and dyes for the textile industry. A key aspect of your role will be to develop software for Colorifix’s computational platform.

About the business

Colorifix Ltd produces eco-friendly dye alternatives and is the first company to use a biological process to produce, deposit and fix pigments and dyes onto textile.

Computational Chemistry

Computational chemistry

PhD (or be close to completing one) in Computational Chemistry, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, and / or a relevant discipline with a significant cheminformatics component.

2 August 2022

1 September 2022

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The University of Nottingham invites applications for a Computational Chemistry KTP Associate to join our exciting collaboration with Colorifix Ltd.

You will:

– Generate and curate colourant datasets
– Train and validate machine learning models to predict colourant properties for use in a standalone software application and integrate this with existing information systems
– Write well-documented easy-to-maintain software and associated research papers for peer-reviewed publication
– Work closely with company employees and ensure the new knowledge is embedded.

The role involves hybrid working.