Saint Louis University is a Catholic Jesuit Institution dedicated to student learning, research, health care and service. The Department of Pharmacological and Physiological Science in the School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral fellowship position in the field of medicinal chemistry. The Postdoctoral Fellow position will be in the laboratory of Prof. Bahaa Elgendy to develop small molecule modulators for nuclear hormone receptors. 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 or biological chemistry and drug discovery with experience in molecular modeling is highly preferred.
Requirements: Applicant must have PhD in synthetic organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry and strong track record of publications. This position requires extensive experience in designing synthetic routes for new classes of compounds, solving challenging synthetic problems, SAR analysis. The applicant must have experience in using HPLC, NMR and MS for organic chemistry applications. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required.
Please submit cover letter, CV, and contact information for 2-3 references combined into one PDF file by to http://jobs.slu.edu. All other correspondence regarding this position can be sent to:
Stacy Smith Business Manager Department of Pharmacological and Physiological Science Saint Louis University School of Medicine 1402 S. Grand Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63104
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
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