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Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Medicinal Chemistry

Company: Rutgers University
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

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 Wangwithin 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. Minimum Education and ExperienceA Ph.D. in organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry or a similar science field is required.Required Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesCandidates 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 modelingincluding docking is a plusOverviewCandidatesmust 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.

Keywords: Rutgers University, New Brunswick , Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Medicinal Chemistry, Other , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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