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Postdoctoral Researcher-Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Gainesville, Florida
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Mar 31, 2023

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Field of specialization
Biochemical, Computers / Computational / Informatics
Work Function
Job Type
Full time

Job Details

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3) at the University of Florida ( invite applications for one postdoctoral scholar position in computational chemistry and biochemistry.

Besides the strength in traditional physics-based molecular simulation, the University of Florida aims to become a strong “AI” University with initiatives to build AI excellence in multiple research fronts; drug design and discovery is one of them. With donations from NVIDIA, UF’s HiPerGator AI is the most powerful Artificial Intelligence computer in higher education. In addition, HiPerGator 3 remains an excellent workhorse.

Job Qualifications


PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Computational Chemistry, Computational Physics, Computer Science, Biological Physics, Biophysics, Physical Chemistry or related disciplines required by the appointment start date.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Expertise in molecular dynamics simulation and free energy calculation. Experience and expertise in quantum chemistry, machine learning and deep learning are big plus. Experience in structure-based drug design is a plus. Being able to keep pace in a dynamic research environment. Independent in literature search and literature update. Capability of writing manuscripts.

The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals. 




In recognition of its efforts to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment, the College of Pharmacy was the recipient of a 2021 Insight into Diversity Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. 




As a part of our review we look for a full CV which includes all professional appointments/engagements, all post-secondary education, and all publications from post-secondary education and all respective dates.  


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