Senior Scientist (CovX)
Pfizer Inc. - San Diego, CA

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Description:<br><br>CovX is one of two biotechnology units within Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development. It makes a unique contribution to Pfizer's pipeline by designing innovative therapeutic peptides and bioconjugates. While leveraging available expertise within Pfizer, CovX maintains an independent identity and culture and, as such, is one example of how Pfizer operates differently to establish an entrepreneurial biotechnology model across its Worldwide Research and Development to accelerate drug discovery.<br>The successful candidate will contribute modeling expertise to both the Chemistry and Protein Science departments of CovX. Primary responsibilities will include guiding and accelerating the optimization of therapeutic peptides as well as designing the enhanced carrier proteins used as conjugation or fusion platforms.

As such, the ideal candidate should be comfortable with broadly applying molecular modeling to a variety of problems ranging from homology modeling and loop optimization to peptide and protein docking. The successful candidate will also be required to coordinate internal collaborations and outsourcing to structural biology CRO.<br><br>Benefits:<br><br>At Pfizer, we've long recognized that our colleagues are our most important asset. We value our colleagues, recognize their talent, encourage their growth and reward their performance. It's a terrific environment that enables people to contribute, to do their best, and to achieve their potential.<br><br>Throughout our history, a legacy of caring for others has been at the heart of everything we do at Pfizer.

This commitment is no less important when it comes to our employees.<br><br>When you choose a Pfizer career, we provide the resources to help you develop and succeed both in your career and your personal life. One way we can achieve this is through our comprehensive benefits program, which offers employees and their eligible dependents the variety and flexibility to help address their needs at different stages in life.

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