Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary of Position: A Postdoctoral Associate position in synthetic medicinal chemistry is 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. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: This section is a list of responsibilities performed by the position in descending order of importance. This section should not be merely a list of tasks, but should contain statements describing areas of accountability. The statement should identify what needs to be accomplished, why it needs to be accomplished, and the standard performance expectations. Begin each sentence with an action verb written in the present tense. Identify the average % time spent on each area.
70% Organic synthesis Design and execute multi-step synthetic routes for the preparation of small molecule inhibitors against viral proteins.
15% Molecular modeling Conduct molecular modeling for structure and ligand-based small molecule inhibitor design
10% Data management and presentation Properly collect, interpret, manage, and present research data. Must be able to write manuscripts.
5% Lab duties Perform assigned lab duties related to lab maintenance and operation.
Working Conditions: The majority of the work in this position is performed in a wet synthetic chemistry lab.
Required Qualifications: PhD in synthetic medicinal / organic chemistry, with extensive experience in organic synthesis, and the ability to write manuscripts. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in molecular docking and / or biochemical assays
Internal Number: 339960
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