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Alcohol Associated Disorders - Medicinal Chemistry

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

A post-doctoral position is available in the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA/NIH) Section on Medicinal Chemistry at our Rockville-Maryland location. The lab is interested in developing new therapeutics for alcohol associated disorders. The project will involve the generation and testing of new molecular probes and drug-like molecules for studying several classes of GPCRs and various signaling pathways related to inflammatory and fibrotic diseases.

https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b01504

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016372582030005X

Qualifications:

Position requires a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry/medicinal chemistry/chemical biology with zero to two years of post-doctoral experience. The candidate should be highly motivated, able to work independently and be well-trained in the field of organic synthesis. Strong background in natural products multi-step synthesis and methodology development is preferred. Expertise in analytical chemistry techniques (NMR, HPLC, LC-MS) is expected. Prior experience in computational chemistry and/or cell-based assays is a major advantage. The candidate should be a dynamic, creative thinker and team player able to work on multiple projects and in a highly collaborative environment. Qualified candidates must possess good oral and written communication skills as evidenced by presentation in conferences and a good publication record. The salary and benefits are as per NIH regulations commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae/resume, list of skill set, research summary/career goals, and names of three references to malliga.iyer@nih.gov. Please indicate an estimate of when you would be available to start.

 

This post will be available until January 2, 2021 or until filled.

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