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