Carnegie Mellon is seeking an experienced synthetic organic chemist with expertise in small-molecule drug development, peptide therapeutics, and nucleic acid chemistry.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Design, synthesize, and characterize peptide and nucleic acid chemical building blocks.
Develop novel peptide and nucleic acid chemistries for regulating gene expression.
Design new molecular recognition elements for programming molecular and cellular interaction and assembly.
Synthesize and screen heterocyclic chemical libraries.
Modulation of immunological response.
Reprogramming T-cells and NK-cells for therapeutic purposes.
Design and execute experiments, data collection, preparation of manuscripts, and presentations.
Preparation of grant proposals and budget management.
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.