St. Louis College of Pharmacy at the University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis is currently seeking qualified candidates for a postdoctoral position within the Center for Clinical Pharmacology in the lab of Prof. Bahaa Elgendy. The Center is a collaborative between Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis - Department of Anesthesiology and the University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis. We are seeking a highly motivated synthetic organic chemists and medicinal chemists to join a comprehensive drug discovery program. Our lab is involved in highly interdisciplinary research program, which covers medicinal chemistry, structural biology, biochemical and biophysical assays, and biological studies. The successful candidate must have extensive synthetic organic chemistry experience and should be familiar with traditional and state-of-the-art tools of synthetic chemistry. Moreover, they should have great ability to think independently and work well in teams. Candidates with background in medicinal biological chemistry and drug discovery with experience in molecular modeling is highly preferred. This position is entry level, for one year only and may be renewable based on funding availability and annual performance.
To succeed in this role you will need:
Applicant must have PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry and strong track record of publications.
Experience with multi-step synthetic organic chemistry.
Familiarity with modern chromatographic and analytical techniques, including flash chromatography, HPLC, LCMS and NMR.
Strong desire to work in multi-disciplinary teams, learn new skills and proactively solve problems.
Highly self-motivated, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Qualifications and How to Apply
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Followthe simple steps to apply online and submit a cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for two to three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled
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