Position title
Machine Learning Engineer – Drug Discovery

Newton Colmore is working with a biotechnology research company in San Diego at the forefront of innovation, assisting them with their search for a Machine Learning Engineer.

The company are committed to developing solutions that address unmet medical needs and improve patient outcomes, utilising advanced machine learning algorithms.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking an experienced Machine Learning Engineer to join a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers, where you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing machine learning algorithms and models to extract insights from complex biological data. Your expertise in machine learning, data analysis, and software engineering will contribute to the development of novel therapeutics from initial discovery through to clinical research.

You will hold responsibility for implementing machine learning algorithms and advanced models that interpret biological data and you will be building data processing pipelines for large-scale datasets. The Machine Learning Engineer will be working closely with fellow engineers, biologists, chemists, and clinicians to understand the project requirements, the problem the project is aiming to solve and then translating that into a solution using your machine learning knowledge.

As well as those key responsibilities you will also be afforded the autonomy to explore and research into new ML techniques, tools and methodologies that can be utilised for biotech and drug discovery purposes.

We are ideally looking for an engineer who has a strong foundation in bioinformatics with proficiency with Python and TensowFlow and experience with large-scale biological datasets. You will ideally be educated to PhD-level with a passion for working on therapeutics and drug discovery projects.

For more information make a confidential application now and a consultant in our biotech team will be in touch with more details.

In exchange for your expertise the company are offering tailored packages and an extensive list of benefits. They have built an excellent culture of innovation and excellence and they are looking for scientists who share their passion.

Newton Colmore is a specialist recruitment agency that is dedicated to the biotech, drug discovery and medical devices markets, in the UK and the US. Our consultants have been honing their craft for a combined 25 years and over that time have built extensive networks.


Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
San Diego, CA, USA
Working Hours
Monday to Friday
Date posted
27th June 2023
Valid through
24th October 2023
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Apply below or email directly: matthew.lowdon@newtoncolmore.com

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