Postdoctoral Position in Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry

Center for Drug Design, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
$51,000 per year plus benefits
Closing date
Sep 23, 2022

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Field of specialization
Medicinal / Clinical, Organic
Work Function
Job Type
Full time
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One postdoctoral associate position is immediately available at the Center for Drug Design at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities to study small molecules as inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 Nsp14 methyltransferase. The work will involve the design, synthesis and characterization of structurally diverse molecules. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in organic or medicinal chemistry with a strong background in organic synthesis. Good working knowledge of analytical methods including NMR, HPLC and LC-MS is required. Previous experience with nucleoside synthesis or molecular docking is a plus. Successful candidates should also be able to work within a dynamic and interdisciplinary team of synthetic chemist, biochemist, and virologist.


Interested candidates should e-mail curriculum vitae, a brief research summary, and contact information for three references in PDF format to Dr. Liqiang Chen at with “postdoctoral position” in the subject line. More information about this position can be found at The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



The Center for Drug Design (CDD) is a distinctive, cutting edge research facility in the Academic Health Center of the University of Minnesota. We are dedicated to: •Providing a research environment for leading scientists •Sharing unique strategies within the scientific community •Developing novel drug therapies •Vigorously pursuing an academic research agenda •Transferring scientific knowledge •Designing and developing new medicines to benefit people worldwide •Supporting the interaction of many disciplines and areas of study •Creating a focal point for research

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