Postdoctoral Fellow - Syun-Ru Yeh Laboratory

Employer
JobTarget
Location
New York, New York
Salary
postdoctoral fellow will take a lead in elucidating structure and function relationships of two immunotherapeutic drug targets, human indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase
Posted
Oct 10, 2018
Closes
Nov 09, 2018
Field of specialization
Biochemical
Work Function
Research-Basic
Job Type
Full time
A position for a NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow is available immediately in the Syun-Ru Yeh Laboratory at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The postdoctoral fellow will take a lead in elucidating structure and function relationships of two immunotherapeutic drug targets, human indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase and tryptophan dioxygenase, and (2) developing inhibitors targeting the enzymes as therapeutic strategies for cancer treatment. The postdoctoral fellow will join an exciting program with a focus on enzymology, spectroscopy-guided crystallography and inhibitor development.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is located in New York in a scenic Bronx campus that includes comfortable, affordable housing in an area rich with recreation and entertainment. The scientific environment provides outstanding research training opportunities.

The successful applicant must have demonstrated experience in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics or closely related field. Expertise in x-ray crystallography, spectroscopy and/or computational modeling is a plus. Applicants should provide a CV and a cover letter justifying their suitability and interest in the position. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent to Dr. Syun-Ru Yeh (syun-ru.yeh@einstein.yu.edu).

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.