St. Louis College of Pharmacy 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 St. Louis College of Pharmacy. 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.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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.
Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards; must be physically able to wear protective equipment; must be able to provide standard care to research animals.
If this sounds like the job for you here is information on how to apply:
Apply online and submit a cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for 2-3 references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Start date of this position is September 1st, 2019.
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