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JB-331

Job Description:

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

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to: jobs@evogene.com, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.
JB-335

Job Description:

Senior Data Scientist for the Algorithm team to work in close interaction with a multi-disciplinary team of algorithm developers, data scientists, bioinformaticians, and biology researchers. The data scientist will focus on solving key biological questions in the fields of human health and agriculture using innovative computational approaches.

Evogene is an exciting company that has being doing computational predictions and computational biology for 15 years and more. Join a friendly yet challenging professionally environment with family friendly working hours.

Requirements:

Education:

M.Sc./Ph.D in Computer Science / Computational Biology or similar area.

Experience:

At least 4 years of experience in data science, machine learning, deep learning, algorithm development. Computational:

Strong algorithm and statistical knowledge, both theoretical and applicative with proven experience in predictive analyses using machine-learning methods

Programming:

  • Strong programming skills
  • Hands-on experience in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Experience working with Databases, Unix/Linux shell scripting.

Advantages:

  • Hand-on in analysis of various biological data (OMICS, medical data, etc)
  • big-data architecture
  • Hands-on in C or C++ or (other analogues language)
  • High-level data structure design.

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to: jobs@evogene.com, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.
JB-334

Job Description:

  • Platform development manager, leading the development of computational tools enabling research in the microbial field
  • Translating biological requirements into genomic approaches, computational abilities and constructing work plans accordingly
  • Development of computational processes, which integrate innovative biological data analysis algorithms
  • Guiding the computational research in the field of microbials for agricultural applications

Requirements: 

  • The candidate must hold a PhD in the life sciences in interdisciplinary fields such as Computational Biology and Systems Biology ; or a M.Sc. in relevant fields with at least 2 years of industrial experience.
  • A degree in computer science is an advantage.
  • Proven experience with computational analysis of genomic data.
  • Experience in Bacterial Genomics or microbiome analysis is an advantage
  • Strong interest in functional genomics questions and in the use of computational strategies to derive biological insights from OMIC data.
  • Basic programming skills – Unix / Python / Matlab / R/ Perl are a plus

Other Skills:

  • Ability to lead system integration & development processes.
  • Ability to organize, coordinate and motivate others within the framework of an interdisciplinary project
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, good presentation skills.

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to: jobs@evogene.com, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.
JB-336

Job Description:

  • Development of chemical evaluation procedures
  • Chemicals characterization in plant systems:
  1. Study on weeds biology and chemical characterization: Phenotyping evaluation and quantitative measurements.
  2. Design, manage and execute greenhouse experiments according to annual work plan.
  3. Management and analysis of data, drawing conclusions from the process.

Requirements:

  1. M.Sc. in plant science, with knowledge of plant physiology and/or knowledge in plant biochemical pathways.
  2. Experience with plant systems.
  3. Proven statistical and data analysis capabilities.
  4. Experience in weed-control is an advantage.

Required Skills:

  1. Good time management skills.
  2. Ability to work independently and to collaborate within a multidisciplinary team.
  3. Effective oral and written communication skills, good presentation skills

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to: jobs@evogene.com, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.
JB-338

Job Description:

Evogene’s looking for an Organic/Medicinal chemist researcher for the Ag-Chemicals R&D Product Division that is focused on innovative discovery of new Agro-Chemicals

The job includes:

  • Leading hit expansion, chemical analysis, be an authority for chemistry synthesis, preparation and handling
  • 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:

  1. PhD. in organic/medicinal chemistry, preferably involving computational analysis
  2. Knowledge in chemical structure-activity relationship
  3. Knowledge in cheminformatics theory, methodologies and implementations
  4. Hands-on experience in drug discovery computer aided drug design, preferably for Agro-chemicals

Additional Job Requirements:

  1. Statistical background and knowledge – advantage
  2. Basic programming skills – Unix / Perl / Python / Matlab / R is an advantage
  3. Knowledge or familiarity in computational biology – advantage

Required skills:

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

In case you can not submit the form, please send your CV to: jobs@evogene.com, and state the position's reference number in the e-mail's 'subject' line.
JB-339

Job Description:

Evogene is seeking a talented microbiologist to join a dynamic and interdisciplinary research team developing bio-stimulant and bio-pesticide products for agriculture, using innovative scientific, computational and technological approaches. 

Job include the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Establish hypotheses-based and experiment-guided scientific approach and work-plan to discover formulations that maximize efficiencies and stability of active and distinct microbial phylogeny.
  2. Design experiments and perform laboratory, greenhouse and field experiments to validate formulations and test hypotheses.
  3. Collaborate with the computational team to discover the genetic basis behind microbial phenotypes.
  4. Work in concert with the research and development team, understand strategies, short and long-term targets and synchronize accordingly infrastructure, methodologies and activities.
  5. Develop and implement innovative and updated scientific methodologies.
  6. Manage scientific project deliveries according to work plan and clearly communicate results to internal partners and external stakeholders.
  7. Build and nurture cooperative working environment with other interfacing teams.

Education and experience requirements:

  1. PhD. in the field of Microbiology – obligatory.
  2. Experience in basic fermentation practices, such as microbial growth systems, microbial nutrition and growth medium design – monitoring biomass quantity and quality using classical and molecular tools – obligatory.
  3. Proven ability to design experiments, perform statistical data analysis and draw scientific conclusions from results – obligatory.
  4. Experience in microbial genomics and molecular biology – advantage.
  5. Experience in bioinformatics – advantage.
  6. Experience in one of the following fields – advantage: Microbial Ecology, Plant Microbiome, Industrial Microbiology, (fermentation/ formulation).

Required skills and abilities

  1. Self-motivated with strong drive for scientific innovation.
  2. Work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-disciplinary organization.
  3. Ability to work in a part time position.
  4. Strong analytical and critical thinking.
  5. Great oral and written expression abilities, both in English and in Hebrew.

 

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