Director - Computational Chemistry

Boehringer Ingelheim

Director - Computational Chemistry

Boehringer Ingelheim

Biberach, Germany


At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


Drive the digital transformation of NCE drug design.

Leverage your experience and creativity to push the boundaries in NCE Drug Design. Actively shape the digitalization of drug design to assure long-term profitability of a globally leading and family-owned pharmaceutical company.

As Senior Drug Discovery Expert, you combine a strong pharma industry background with scientific expertise in computational chemistry. You are a creative driver of change, always striving towards the implementation of digital initiatives.

As Director of Computational Chemistry within Discovery Research Germany in Biberach, you lead a group of about 20 scientists actively contributing to the discovery of breakthrough therapies that ultimately improve the quality of human life.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • As our new Head of Group you lead and develop our Computational Chemistry area, providing scientific and strategic direction and growth to our people;
  • As an expert in the field you drive the digitalization of NCE drug design together with key partners from other functions and sites all across the globe;
  • You ensure timely state-of-the art support of research projects with computational chemistry methods;
  • Being a leader you guide, coach and grow others in their development of functional skills and personal competencies to achieve current and future goals;
  • You act as a role model in promoting Team Science and contributing to the development of others outside of direct reporting lines;
  • With your networking and collaboration skills you interact efficiently within the global BI community and external partners to ensure sustainable success.


  • PhD in Natural Sciences or related disciplines with several years of leadership experience in Computational Chemistry or related fields in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Proven track record in small molecule drug discovery;
  • Results oriented and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills;
  • Ability to lead, encourage and grow a team with intercultural competencies;
  • Sound track record of collaboration with scientific experts in their fields.


We will continue to hire talented people and we look forward to receiving your applications. As a result of COVID-19, we have introduced alternative working arrangements to ensure that our employees can stay safe and healthy, because the health of our employees is among our top priorities. At all company locations, we work remotely whenever possible. Additionally, we are now hosting virtual video interviews for applicants. During the limited in-person interviews we still have during this time, we pay special attention to distance and the hygiene rules recommended by the Robert Koch Institute. New employees who do not start on site in production or the laboratories are sent the necessary IT equipment, our Welcome Days take place online, and we plan to conduct their onboarding training virtually whenever possible.


This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives.

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area.

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Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team: Artur Reich, Tel: +49 (7351) 54-175904.

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