D. E. Shaw Research

Joining the Lab

D. E. Shaw Research has built a select team of extraordinary contributors from a variety of disciplines and from industry and academia. We welcome inquiries from candidates of all backgrounds and levels of experience who display evidence of intellectual curiosity, versatility, and the capacity to undertake challenging work. We offer an intellectually rigorous and stimulating work environment that is also supportive, flexible, and welcoming. To learn more about what it's like to work at D. E. Shaw Research, click here.

Diversity and Inclusion

As an organization, we believe our strength lies not only in the talent of our individual team members but also in our collective support of a diverse and inclusive workplace and in our commitment to fostering a collaborative, collegial, and flexible environment in which all of us can do our best work. We embrace diversity along all dimensions, and respect and value the unique qualities, perspectives, and identities of every person in our group.

Current Opportunities

A few of the areas in which we currently have particular needs are outlined below. It’s worth noting, however, that we are open to considering well-qualified applicants even if none of these particular positions seems like an immediate match.

D. E. Shaw Research also welcomes summer internship applications from undergraduate and graduate students from a range of technical disciplines. We are no longer accepting intern applications for summer 2021, but we encourage interested students to apply in the fall for summer 2022 internships.

Summer Internships

Individuals interested in pursuing full-time opportunities with D. E. Shaw Research are encouraged to either apply online or send a CV or resume to Želimir Galjanić at Zelimir.Galjanic@career.DEShawResearch.com. To find out more about what to expect once you apply, please go to the FAQ page. We very much look forward to hearing from you.

On May 13 and 14, 2021, we will host our Graduate and Postdoc Women's Fellowship virtually. Women who are enrolled in a graduate or postdoctoral program, and who use computation, or develop computational or theoretical approaches, to address important scientific problems in chemistry or biophysics are encouraged to read more about the event below and, if interested, to apply.

Graduate and Postdoc Women's Fellowship

D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious belief, caste, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, caregiver status, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, disability, or status in any other category protected in this regard by law in any jurisdiction in which we operate.