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Jobs in the ChEMBL Team

Looking for a change of job - come and join the ChEMBL team

We currently have three vacancies for scientists wanting to help us develop the ChEMBL resources.  The positions are based at EMBL-EBI on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge, UK.  More details of these positions and how to apply can be found on the EMBL-EBI website.

Scientific Data Engineer
You will contribute to the development of robust, production data pipelines as well as prototyping novel scientific solutions. You will have excellent communication skills, able to interact with technical experts as well as scientists seeking solutions to their "real world" problems.
Your role

The job responsibilities will include:

Responsibility for the handling, processing and integration of data into the ChEMBL database.Facilitating the deposition of datasets directly into ChEMBL by working closely with external collaborators.Applying text- & data-mining techniques for the development of effective large-scale curation…

New ChEMBL Interface

We are pleased to announce that we have a beta version of a new ChEMBL interface that we would like you to try out.  It can be found here



There are also a lot of additional features in the new interface such as free text searching. You no longer need to specify that you want to search for a compound, target, document etc. Also as you type your search, there will be suggestions made for you.



You can also filter of results to see just the subset of data you are interested in using a number of different filtering options.
However, the new interface still retains some of the old features such as compound and target report cards.  More details on the new features can be found here and we have also updated our FAQs.  But most of all we hope it is intuitive to use.
It will replace the old interface soon but before we retire the old one we would like some feedback on the new one. We will continue to evolve it over the coming months so if you would like us to consider other features or enhancem…