Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Medicinal Chemistry

Rutgers University

United States

December 31, 2021

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Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Medicinal Chemistry

Department Pharm - Pharmaceutical Chem Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking multiple post-doctoral associates to join the laboratory of Dr Jun Wang within the Department of Medicinal Chemistry on or about January 1, 2022. The successful candidates will participate in NIH-funded research projects in designing and developing small molecule antivirals targeting emerging and re-emerging viruses.

Posting Number 21FA1025 Posting Open Date 09/13/2021 Posting Close Date 12/31/2021

Minimum Education and Experience

A Ph.D. in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or a similar science field is required.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Candidates must be able to:

  • Design retro-synthesis routes for screening hits and perform structure- activity relationship studies
  • Optimize the in vitro and in vivo pharmacokinetic properties of lead compounds
  • Interpret structure activity relationship and structure property relationship results and design corresponding optimization strategies
  • Participate in and present results and literature in group meetings and department seminars
  • Write manuscripts for publication and present results in conferences (Excellent verbal and writing skills are a plus)
  • Conduct literature search skills, and have the ability to design and improve synthetic routes to support SAR studies and deliver compounds in large scale in a timely manner
  • Perform molecular modeling including docking is a plus
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview

    Candidates must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a diverse group and be willing to learn techniques and methodologies. Candidates must be highly motivated, creative and able to maintain excellent documentation of their work.

    Statement

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    This will be a one-year appointment with the possibility of a second year. Please submit i) a complete CV; ii) a one-page statement that includes research accomplishments, research interests, and motivation to apply for the position; and iii) the name and contact details for 3 academic referees.

    Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/141032 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

    Posting Specific Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
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