Data Scientist Intern

Sep 15, 2023


At Aqemia you will work in a multi-disciplinary team of passionate drug hunters, AI engineers and developers who are committed to our mission of finding many drugs, at high pace, to cure diseases.

As part of our growing team, you will enjoy a fast-paced, challenging, science-driven and creative environment, working at the very forefront of AI & Deep physics-powered drug discovery. This is a tremendous opportunity to bring your own impact on changing the way medicines are discovered and be involved in shaping the direction of our fast growing business and team.

We are looking for highly skilled and collaborative individuals who are naturally curious, have a passion for learning and solving complex problems with a “can-do” mindset.

If this sounds exciting to you, come and join us!

The difference you’ll make

We are looking for a data scientist intern to join the Target Ranking team, whose role will be to work with biomedical data to identify promising therapeutic targets.

By doing so, you will play a crucial part in shaping Aqemia’s portfolio of drug discovery targets!


• Propose and build relevant algorithms to:

→ prioritize targets with respect to their biological importance ;

→ assess their suitability to progress as drugs.

• Identify, with the help of Aqemia's scientists, new sources of Data that will feed our ML models.

• Tightly collaborate with Aqemia's engineers to deploy and maintain machine learning models in production.


• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related field.

Who you are:

• You have strong abilities in machine learning and programming combined with a passion for delivering results. 

• You possess strong written and verbal communication skills and a high intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts/frameworks and technology rapidly as changes arise. 

• You are eager to grow and learn in expertise and in fields that are core for Aqemia, such as chemistry, physics and biology.

Preferred skills:

• You have programming skills in Python

• You have SQL skills (or interest to learn)

Our Workplace Environment

• Fast-paced, intellectually and scientifically demanding, results-driven.

• Our Founders boast : 10+ years experience in research at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, not to mention a stint in Oxford and Cambridge / 10+ years experience in strategy consulting at BCG.

• Aqemia has a rapidly growing team of +50 people from world-class institutions (AstraZeneca, GSK, Sanofi, Harvard, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Ecole Polytechnique, BCG)

• Our premises are conveniently located in the center of Paris (1 Bd Pasteur), with a possibility of up to 2 days of remote work.

• We are part of the French Tech 2030 program (

• Working language: English

We are growing fast, if you feel that you don't fit this job description but you’re still excited to join, then please get in touch! 

Aqemia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or any other basis under applicable law.

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