Postdoctoral Associate in Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mar 20, 2021
Apr 19, 2021
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Medicinal / Clinical, Organic
Job Type
Full time

One NIH-funded Postdoctoral Position in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota.  Immediately available in the Wang group at the Center for Drug Design, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota ( The successful candidate will be working on an NIH-funded project on antiviral small molecule drug discovery.


  • Design and execute multi-step synthetic routes for the preparation of small molecule inhibitors against viral proteins. 
  • Conduct molecular modeling.
  • Properly collect, interpret, manage, and present research data. Must be able to write manuscripts.
  • Participate in research discussions with members of the research teams in a highly collaborative research environment.  

All applicants must have a PhD in synthetic medicinal / organic chemistry, with extensive experience in organic synthesis. Skills in molecular modeling for structure and ligand-based small molecule inhibitor design are preferred. Interested candidates should submit via email ( an application package consisting of cover letter, CV, research summary and a list of three references. All files should be prepared in PDF and the email subject line should be "Postdoc".