Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry Dept)

Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry Dept)

Rutgers University

Rutgers University

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31 Jul 2022
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Recruitment/Posting Title Post-Doctoral Associate: Research in Biochemistry (Medicinal Chemistry Dept)
Department Pharm - Pharmaceutical Chem
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
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 Wang  within the Department of Medicinal Chemistry on or about January 1, 2022. The successful candidates will participate in NIH-funded projects in antiviral research.
Posting Number 21FA1052
Posting Open Date 09/13/2021
Posting Close Date 07/31/2022

Minimum Education and Experience
  • A Ph.D., MD or DVM in a field appropriate to the research area is required.
  • Knowledge of molecular cloning, protein expression, imaging, structural biology, immunology, virology and mouse models is preferred but not required
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidates must be able to:
  • Design and develop biochemical and cell-based assays for various drug targets.
  • Perform high-throughput screening and structure-based drug design.
  • Study the mechanism of action and mechanism of resistance of antivirals.
  • Creatively develop, plan, execute and publish research relevant to the project. 
  • Participate fully as a lab team member.
  • Assist graduate and undergraduate students in research activities.
  • Assist in preparation of grants, manuscripts and conference presentations

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Physical Demands and Work Environment
Candidates  must 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants
This will be a one-year appointment with the possibility of a second year. Please submit i) a complete CV; ii) a one-page statement that includes research accomplishments, research interests, and motivation to apply for the position; and iii) the name and contact details for 3 academic referees.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/141962
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
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