Postdoctoral Associate in Medicinal Chemistry

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary
$48,426
Posted
Jan 24, 2019
Closes
Mar 25, 2019
Ref
Postdoc
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Medicinal / Clinical, Organic
Job Type
Full time

Two NIH-funded Postdoctoral Positions in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota.  Immediately available in the Wang group at the Center for Drug Design, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota (http://z.umn.edu/wang-group).  Our research is primarily on antiviral medicinal chemistry and supported by multiple NIH R01 grants targeting HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human cytomegalovirus (HCMV). The main duties of the positions are to design, synthesize and characterize small molecule inhibitors targeting various viral and/or cellular proteins implicated in these human viral pathogens. All candidates must have a PhD in medicinal or organic chemistry with strong background in organic synthesis. Experience in molecular docking and biochemical assays is preferred. Successful candidates will also be able to work and communicate within an interdisciplinary team. Fresh PhD graduates are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit via email (wangx472@umn.edu) an application package as a single PDF consisting of: 1) cover letter indicating research and career interests, as well as the earliest starting date; 2) CV; 3) a brief research summary; and 4) names and contact information for three references. The email subject line should be "Postdoc".