Nuritas

Predicting the future of global health starts with us

Our mission is clear, we want to use our unique capabilities to tackle the health challenges facing the world of today as well as the world of tomorrow and, ultimately, improve the lives of billions of people around the globe.

At Nuritas, our leads are proven experts within their fields who manage growing teams dedicated to unlocking the hidden potential of everyday food. Our dedicated leads work together with their teams to ensure that Nuritas continues to drive innovation and discovery within within the word of health and nutrition.

Nov 27, 2018
Overview of role: We are recruiting for  Computational Biologist/Bioinformatician  with advanced experience in programming and in-depth understanding of biological data, big data analysis (including machine learning), or other similar fields.   Responsibilities to include : Develop and maintain pipelines integrating every part of the Nuritas technology Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics   Qualifications & Experience M.S. required (PhD preferred) in computer science or bioinformatics. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated).  5+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired. Experience in industry or both industry and academia is appreciated. Experienced with high performance computing.   Required Technical Skills Strong programming and algorithmic skills (OOP and scripting), proficient in Python Django framework Proficient with standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Experience with Linux and Windows environments  Skills in system administration and security (Linux and Windows) General web development skills: HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery / Bootstrap Relational Databases (SQL and other)   Appreciated Technical Skills Machine Learning techniques Statistics and R programming   Competencies Ability to work on big projects as part of a team Demonstrated effective time management, planning and organisational skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks, projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines A structured thinker with a natural ability to problem-solve Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills Excellent technical communication skills Ability to collaborate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
This is a great opportunity join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop software to extract knowledge from both unstructured and structured sources such as research papers and others to create machine readable information to infer valuable novel information. This is an exciting role that sits at the very beginning of our core predictive technology. It not only shapes the predictive models for our therapeutic peptides, but also contributes to the work in our laboratory, in-vitro and in-vivo experiments. You will work on the most advanced machine learning techniques to contribute significantly to our next generation peptides and to our speed in getting them to market. Your work will help us expand into new therapeutic areas and enhance the accuracy of our predictions. Role and responsibilities As a Knowledge Extraction Expert, you will be working alongside our Data Curation and Computational Biologist teams to expand and maintain our knowledge base. Our technology and future developments are focused around using AI to revolutionise how we target, predict and unlock new drugs and preventative molecules for various diseases. In addition to this, the other responsibilities will cover areas such as: Responsible for applying the core technologies of machine learning, deep learning, and intelligent decision-making in R&D or related projects; You will maintain expert knowledge in state of the Machine Learning approaches You will lead AI projects through each phase, including scoping of the initial solution, to development of an MVP.   Qualifications & Experience MS from a top-tier institution or globally recognized program in Computer Science or PhD in computer science/Maths/statistics or related fields Knowledge and good hands-on experience of common machine learning frameworks. Beside knowledge extraction, you have experience in one or more of the following AI areas: Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Natural Language Processing Image Processing and image recognition Experience with technologies for information indexing and retrieval 3+ years of professional hands-on experience as an AI engineer/ Machine Learning specialist and architect Experience working with large volumes of structured and unstructured data   Technical skills : 5 plus years of experience in software development is required A strong knowledge of functional, OOP, and logical programming paradigms Fluency in scripting languages, Python is a big plus Experience in Git version control systems is preferred Excellent algorithm design skills and data structure knowledge Other skills Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Motivated and pro-active, interested in addressing complex challenges in computer science Dream to work in a rapid pace, growing and dynamic company, startup experience is a plus
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We have an exciting opportunity to join an interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development, from concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop tools and pipelines to help the team drive the understanding of the mechanisms underlining the therapeutic peptides discovered here at Nuritas.   This is an exciting role for a  structural bioinformatics expert  that sits at the intersection between the computer science and the experimental and peptide chemistry lab functions of Nuritas.   The output of this job will help focus the teams on the further in-vitro experiments needed in the lab and on the design and focus of the in-vivo tests.     Responsibilities of the role: Integrate pathway analysis tools and machine learning techniques into existing data analysis workflows Structural modelling , structural based predictions, binding affinity to given targets Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics   Qualifications & Experience M.S. required (PhD preferred) in mathematics or computer science. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated). 6+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development. Experience in artificial intelligence (including machine learning algorithms) or Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired Required Technical Skills Algorithmic and Machine Learning techniques (examples include artificial neural networks, boosting, random forests, clustering…) Programming: OOP and scripting in many languages (python is a big plus) Statistics and R programming An understanding of standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Strong background in molecular and cellular biology Experienced in structural bioinformatics Familiar with molecular dynamics simulations Familiar with protein-protein interaction modelling and ligand-receptor interaction modelling in particular Familiar with structural alignment technique Competencies Ambitious, driven and proactive Ability to work on big projects as part of a team Good organisation and optimisation of working environment Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines, having accountability Natural ability to problem-solve and resilience Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are required Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists Please apply with your CV and cover note
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
A great opportunity to join an exciting interdisciplinary team here at Nuritas, working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop software that uses artificial intelligence to predict new bioactive compounds (peptides). You will have access to our libraries of natural compounds and leverage our knowledge base to identify the most promising health beneficial peptides.   This is an exciting role that sits at the core of therapeutic discovery here at Nuritas. You will help to define the peptides that will be developed in the lab, and also define the ones that will lead to fully-fledged therapeutics. Your work will help us expand into new therapeutic areas and enhance the accuracy of our predictions. Your will work on the most advanced machine learning techniques to contribute significantly to our next generation peptides and to our speed in getting them to market.   Role and Responsibilities As a Predictive Model Architect you will be working alongside the Computational Biologist team to integrate the new algorithms and solutions developed. Our technology and future developments are focused around using AI to revolutionise how we target, predict and unlock new drugs and preventative molecules for various diseases. In addition to this, the other responsibilities will cover areas such as: Responsible for applying the core technologies of machine learning, deep learning, and intelligent decision-making in R&D and related projects; You will maintain expert knowledge in state of the art Machine Learning approaches You will lead AI projects through each phase, including scoping of the initial solution, to development of an MVP.   Qualifications & Experience MS from a top-tier institution or globally recognized program in Computer Science or PhD in computer science/Maths/statistics or related fields At least 3 years of professional hands-on experience in this or a similar role Knowledge and good hands-on experience of common machine learning frameworks Experience in modelling complex biological systems Experience in applying computationally intensive techniques to increase the understanding of biological systems Familiar with the formats for the representation of biological data and with the main biological databases Technical skills At least 5 years of experience in software development is required A strong knowledge of functional, OOP, and logical programming paradigms Fluency in scripting languages, Python is a big plus Experience in Git version control systems is preferred Experience working with large amounts of data Excellent algorithm design skills and data structure knowledge Other skills and competencies Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment Motivated and pro-active, interested in addressing complex challenges in computer science Dream to work in a rapid pace, growing and dynamic company, startup experience is a plus
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
We are currently looking for an innovative  Marketing & Communications Specialist  to join our dynamic team here in Nuritas. The successful candidate will be part of developing, implementing and managing our marketing and communication strategy. You will play a leadership role in building brand awareness and maximise our exposure in the marketplace.   Key Responsibilities: Communicating complex information to a diverse audience ensuring key messages are understood Act as the link between outside comms partners and the team to ensure best execution and direction Define, create and deliver presentations as required to add maximum value to all interactions where this medium is utilised Using a creative communication approach to strengthen our online presence across multiple platforms both locally and internationally Publishing content to Nuritas website, creating digital newsletters, management of social media accounts and engaging with video production Creating full video content, scripts, management of third parties and gathering the correct teams to video both internal and external to Nuritas Communicating with KOLs and others for content we are sharing. Staying up to date with findings in our area, through internal Nuritas staff or public forums Writing a range of content, from press releases to white papers Assist in the creation of press releases in conjunction with our external PR partner Production of high-quality, clear and engaging content and communication outputs Planning of relevant public speaking engagements Reporting on marketing outputs and compiling associated metrics for the Senior Management Team   Required qualifications & experience An innovator, this is a number one requirement Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Affairs or Administration, or related field and/or equivalent professional experience. Min 3 years’ experience in a similar role An innovative approach on how we can enhance our communications activity Strong decision-making skills, ability to lead and drive projects to successful completion Technical and commercial writing experience required Ability to work to tight deadlines Robust IT skills, proficient at Illustrator or equivalent, experience with video Excellent written and verbal communications skills Expert knowledge in using all social media platforms Motivated team player, willing to learn new ideas while sharing knowledge and experience Background in life science is desirable, a keen all time interest in science is a must
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time
Nov 27, 2018
Join an exciting interdisciplinary team working on cutting edge therapeutic development from initial concept to full delivery. In this role, you will develop tools and pipelines to help the team drive the understanding of the mechanisms underlining the therapeutic peptides discovered at Nuritas. This is an exciting role that sits at the intersection between the computer science and the in-vitro and in-vivo experimental functions of Nuritas. Help us untangle the complex nature of the human body by understanding the effects of the Nuritas peptides on the different human cell lines to build a better map of a healthy cell. The output of your work will help focus the teams on the best therapeutic peptides to take forward in development and commercialisation. Main Responsibilities of the Role: Integrate pathway analysis tools and machine learning techniques into existing data analysis workflows Develop bioinformatics software tools, Interpreting and integrating large scale biological data Build rigorous statistical models for ingredient discovery and validation workflow Optimise and automate data extraction and integration Propose an implement quality control and data quality monitoring procedures Update job knowledge and remain current with advances in biology, computer science and bioinformatics Qualifications & Experience: M.S. required (PhD preferred) in mathematics or computer science. Experience with biological data including any omics (extra degree in a biological field is appreciated). 6+ years’ experience in biological software and algorithm development. Experience in artificial intelligence (including machine learning algorithms) or Equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Candidates who were part of inventing/coding recognised publicly available bioinformatics or chemistry software are highly desired Required Technical Skills: Algorithmic and Machine Learning techniques (examples include artificial neural networks, boosting, random forests, clustering…) Programming: OOP and scripting in many languages (python is a big plus) Statistics and R programming An understanding of standard bioinformatics tools (protein databases, alignments…) Experienced in the analysis of complex biological systems such as molecular networks and signaling pathways Experienced in the analysis of large-scale changes in cellular processes in response to external stimuli and alterations. Experienced with big biological data mining Familiar with standardized representations of biological data (BioPAX, SBGN) Familiar with software tools to visualize and analyze biological network Desired Competencies: Proactive, accountable and driven Ability to work on big projects as part of a team Good organisation and optimisation of working environment Ability to manage multiple projects and overlapping deadlines Natural ability to problem-solve Good communication skills, both written and verbal are required Ability to communicate with experimental biologists, computer scientists and non-scientists
Nuritas Dublin, Ireland Full time