Postdoctoral Position in Computer-Aided Drug Design University of Missouri-St. Louis
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites application for a postdoctoral position in computer-aided drug design. The postdoctoral fellow will develop a web application for drug discovery, perform molecular simulations to study protein kinases and their interactions with drugs, or to simulate drug-binding kinetics. A Ph.D. degree in science is required. Experiences on molecular simulation of protein-ligand complexes and on scientific programming are useful.
Develop, test, and apply methods of computer-aided drug design.
At least one publication in a major scientific journal each year on average.
Keep good records on the fine details of the execution of research projects
Write progress reports at least once a quarter
Participate in group meetings
PhD in a scientific discipline with a publication record on computer-aided drug design or a closely related field. Be able to write or modify complex computer programs using languages such as Python, C, or C++
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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