Washington University of St. Louis Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics in St. Louis, Missouri
Post Doc Instructions
Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Immediate opening for a postdoctoral appointment in the areas of medicinal, computational and synthetic organic chemistry. This exciting research project is focused on chemical biology and drug discovery including rational structure-based design, synthesis, and optimization of bioactive small-molecule inhibitors for the development of chemical tools and novel therapeutics targeting proteases, growth factors and cell-signaling pathways in cancer.
- Recent Ph.D. in organic or medicinal chemistry with a strong publication record.
- Extensive experience with synthetic organic chemistry and use of modern techniques and instrumentation for purification and structural elucidation required.
- Ability to work independently, communicate data and results clearly coupled with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities are necessary.
- Experience with peptides, peptidomimetics and heterocyclic chemistry, plus working in a collaborative team environment preferred.
- Computational docking and modeling experience is a huge plus.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Applicant Special Instructions
Please submit applications enclosing a cover letter with copies of current curriculum vitae/resume and summary of research experience to: Dr. James W. Janetka, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S. Euclid Ave., Box 8231, St. Louis, MO 63110, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics - 41339
Job ID: 41339
Location: Medical School
Full/Part Time: Full-Time