Position: AI Lead Scientist

Position Summary

Expected salary: At or Above Market Rate

Work location: Hangzhou, China

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Employment Type: Full-Time


METiS is seeking an experienced, innovative, and highly talented individual to lead our AI effort. The candidate will work with an exciting cross-disciplinary team of formulation scientists, analytical chemists, software and hardware engineers to build AI tools (simulation and machine learning algorithms) that could be integrated into our high-throughput formulation experiment platform. The main role of the position is to build, test and iterate different AI tools under various constrains (technology, time, database, etc.) and conceptualize solutions.


Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with formulation scientist/analytical chemist and team to understand the needs, requirements, constraints and expectations.

  • Build and validate the AI architectures regarding their adequacy and adherence to requirements.

  • Track performance of the AI models and iterate the design to achieve needed efficacy.

  • Implementing the AI models into high-throughput formulation experiment platform

  • Own support for AI related issues to project and operations team



  • MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Physical Chemistry or related field

  • At least 3-4 years of work experience in designing and implementing AI/ML solutions

  • Strong background in commonly used simulation tools, such as first principle, classical molecular dynamics, and first-principles molecular dynamics

  • Good communication skills and team player


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in pharmaceutical industry

  • Records of successfully implementing AI models in commercial environment

  • Understanding of Pharma industry context

All interested candidates please send resume and cover letter  (中英文都可以) to hr@metispharmaceuticals.com