Evogene’s looking for a Computational Chemistry/ Structural Biology Researcher for the Ag-Chemicals R&D Product Division, that implement target based discovery approaches for the discovery of innovative agro chemicals

The job includes:

  • Leading target assessment, hit discovery, and lead optimization.
  • Responsibility for formulating key scientific questions, translating them into computational approaches and implementing them through the different discovery phases
  • Analyzing and presenting results (the presentation will involve internal and external collaborators from top tier companies)

 Essential Job Qualifications:

  • PhD degree or postdoctoral experience in structural biology, computer aided drug design, chemoinformatics or related field;
  • Experience in small molecules hit-discovery and/or hit/lead optimization;
  • Knowledge of the principles of protein structure, function and modeling;
  • Deep understanding of the principle behind molecular recognition;
  • A solid understanding of quantitative data analysis, data mining
  • Experience with modeling packages (e.g. Discovery Studio, Schrödinger, RDKit, Gromacs, various docking software, etc.).

Additional Job Requirements:

  • A degree in Chemistry is an advantage;
  • Basic programming skills – Unix / Perl / Python / Matlab / R is an advantage
  • Knowledge or familiarity in computational biology – advantage.

Required skills:

  • Demonstrate a high level of communication and problem solving skills to address unusual situations
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills (reviewing, organizing and analyzing information ; documentation; making presentations)
  • Used to work independently and collaborate within multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate and work effectively in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both in in Hebrew and English

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Job Description:

  • Developing and writing clinical trial protocols (outlining the purpose and methodology of a trial).
  • Monitoring trials throughout their duration in different locations; meaning, visiting trial sites periodically, on a regular basis.
  • Responsibility for the production and gathering of trail data, monitoring data quality.
  • Writing periodic reports (per site visit), filing and collating trial documentation and reports.
  • Cataloguing and preserving samples.
  • Archiving study documentation and correspondence
  • Coordinating with hospitals, health clinics, ethics committee, Ministry of Health.

Job requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology (advanced degree is an advantage)
  • CRA certification
  • Previous experience in a similar position, preferably in hospitals.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, Hebrew and English.
  • Ability to build effective relationships.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and concern for data accuracy.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills.

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to:, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.