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AI Scientist

Xaira Therapeutics

Xaira Therapeutics

Software Engineering, Data Science
England, UK
Posted on Monday, May 27, 2024
Location: This role is located in London (United Kingdom), with some flexibility.

About You

As an AI Scientist in the Drug Discovery & Development team you have prior experience in developing and implementing novel deep learning methods for chemistry, while upholding a track record of innovative AI/ML research demonstrated through publications in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. You are curiosity driven, keen on interacting with expert biologists and chemists, as well as excited about the broader context of drug discovery.

About The Role

As an AI Scientist, you will be a crucial member of our core AI team, comprising highly creative and talented peers who are all experts in developing state of the art AI models for molecular modelling. With team members, you will have the responsibility and freedom to initiate and drive new directions that advance deep learning models for chemistry, impacting drug discovery and clinical development. You will also have the chance to work closely with interdisciplinary experts with world-class biology, drug discovery, and clinical expertise.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science / Machine Learning or similar fields
  • Peer reviewed published research in developing AI methods (example in ICLR, NeurIPS, ICML, Nature, Science, Cell etc.)
  • Experienced in developing and implementing new deep learning methods
  • Experienced in PyTorch / Jax, training and inference of large models on GPUs
  • Scientifically curious with a strong interest to work on interdisciplinary teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of work experience post-PhD in an industrial research setting or equivalent academic postdoctoral experience
  • Experience in working at the interface of AI and Chemistry
  • Experience working on large scale distributed training and inference
  • Experience communicating research for public audiences of peers
  • Participation in the open-source community


The specific compensation package for each role depends on factors including experience, qualifications and level. We anticipate the range for this role to be $150,000 to $200,000 per year.


Xaira Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We thrive on diversity and collaboration, and we welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences.