Postdoctoral Scholar

Employer
UCSD
Location
California
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 04, 2018
Closes
Mar 06, 2018
Job Type
Full time

POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS Available immediately for highly motivated recent Ph.Ds in Chemical Biology or Organic/Medicinal Chemistry to join a multidisciplinary team involved in developing new immunotherapies for cancer and AIDS (see Nature Biotechnology, 2008, 26, 1187;  J Med Chem, 2016, 59, 7677; JACS, 2016, 138, 6068; and http://biomedsci-db.ucsd.edu/faculty_detail?f=249). Projects include synthesis and activity analyses of new compounds, design and synthesis of chemical probes to investigate RNA functions, and formulation of drug candidates for sustained in vivo delivery. Candidates with strong chemical biology or organic chemistry, SAR/lead optimization, and drug formulation training are preferred. Strong publication record and training to perform independent research are required for further consideration. Successful Candidate will be part of a stimulating and collaborative scientific environment with cutting-edge instrumentation and facilities. Noriko Whitenack, Executive Administrator, Professor Tariq Rana Laboratory, Department of Pediatrics and Genetics, Moores Cancer Center, and Center for Drug Discovery Innovations, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA (trana@ucsd.edu)