University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

US-MA-Worcester
2 months ago
Requisition Number
2017-29322
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs

Responsibilities

A postdoctoral position is available in the Schiffer laboratory at UMass Medical School to work on the design, synthesis, and structure-activity relationship (SAR) studies of small molecule enzyme inhibitors against drug resistant pathogens. To learn about the Schiffer Lab and research program, please visit: http://www.umassmed.edu/schifferlab

 

Applicant must have (or expect to obtain shortly) a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or a related field. In particular, previous experience in the following areas of organic and medicinal chemistry is desired: inhibitor design, multi-step synthesis, purification, characterization, enzyme inhibition assays, and SAR studies. The candidate is expected to work closely with an interdisciplinary research team, and must be motivated to acquire new experimental and computational skills.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or a related field
  • Proficient in modern organic chemistry techniques
  • Experience in multi-step synthesis, purification, and characterization of small molecules
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment

Additional Information

Please send your CV to Dr. Akbar Ali at: Akbar.Ali@umassmed.edu

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