CAREERS

Culgi BV has three vacancies Scientific method developer,  Application scientist and a Sales representative. Please scroll down for details. If you want to apply, go to the contact page and fill in the form. Notice that for security reasons we do not accept attachments. Keep your application to the point, and just use plain text for cover letter and CV. If you really need to, add a link to Dropbox or similar for more extended documents.

Scientific Method Developer

CULGI BV (Leiden, The Netherlands) seeks a scientific method developer, with a background in theoretical or computational physics, or computational chemistry. Preferably, the applicant has a few years of experience as a postdoctoral fellow in a relevant area. CULGI BV provides software and service for materials modeling, with many applications in so-called soft materials: polymers, emulsions, and drug delivery systems. Our customers include some of the most innovative big multinational companies in the world, such as Proctor and Gamble, 3M, SABIC, and Petronas,  Our customers challenge us to do top-science, a challenge we gladly accept. The CULGI software suite includes modules for all aspects of a multi-scaled model: quantum chemistry, chemical informatics, engineering thermodynamics and molecular simulations. We are known as the most scientific commercial molecular modeling company. We are eager to develop a new theory, and new software to go with that. If you have bright ideas, If you love science, and if do you want to have an impact in the industrial modeling community, then this is your chance. Our software is written in C++ and Python. We do not require expert knowledge in either of these (would be welcome though), but you must be willing to become proficient in these languages. The position requires relocation to the charming old city of Leiden, close to the beach, Amsterdam, and all the wonders of Holland. The position is available per immediate. Date of vacancy posting: August 2017.  If you are interested, please write a letter of motivation and CV, and fill in the form on the contact page.

Application Scientist

CULGI BV (Leiden, The Netherlands) seeks an application scientist with a background in experimental or theoretical physical chemistry  Preferably, the applicant has a few years of experience as a postdoctoral fellow in a relevant area. CULGI BV provides software and service for materials modeling, with many applications in so-called soft materials: polymers, emulsions, and drug delivery systems. Our customers include some of the most innovative big multinational companies in the world, such as Proctor and Gamble, 3M, SABIC, and Petronas,  Our customers challenge us to do top-science, a challenge we gladly accept. The CULGI software suite includes modules for all aspects of a multi-scaled model: quantum chemistry, chemical informatics, engineering thermodynamics and molecular simulations. We are known as the most scientific commercial molecular modeling company. As application scientist, you will be working closely with our customers, in making a model for specific materials of industrial interest.  This could be: developing a model for drug transport through a cell membrane, a model for sebum interaction with textile, a model for a new membrane for batteries, a model for additives transport through packaging materials, a model for pressure sensitive adhesives, a model for micro-emulsion usage in cosmetics industry, a model for the packing of new types of strong polymers,….the list is endless and as varied as the industry.  If you are creative, if you are a fast thinker, if you are a kind and communicative person, if you do not want a dull moment, then this is your chance to make your mark in the industrial modeling community. The position is available per immediate. Date of vacancy posting: August 2017. If you are interested, please write a letter of motivation and CV, and fill in the form on the contact page.

Sales Representative

As a Culgi B.V. marketer, you will be responsible for cultivating existing accounts, attracting new partners, sustaining national accounts and introducing new products to the marketplace. You will be supported with pre-sales and post-sales assistance.  A successful representative will demonstrate his or her ability to work efficiently, strategically and economically. Culgi B.V. is looking for a determined, motivated individual, who is willing to take on a managerial role. Above all, the company is looking for someone who can develop Culgi B.V.'s commercial, corporate identity.

The comprehensive benefits package is attractive and includes commissions, the possibility of options, a pension plan and health care assistance. The position is available in Culgi B.V.’s office in Leiden, The Netherlands.

The requirements are:

  • You must be willing to travel both extensively and internationally.
  • You have a scientific background (MSc or PhD).
  • You have commercial experience.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You have an informed interest in the commercial aspects of the high-tech industry.
  • You are a team player.
  • You are willing to work extensively with customers.

Preferably you have prior experience in software sales. If you are as excited about the chemical industry’s IT revolution as we are, please send us your resume via our contact page.