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Postdoctoral Researcher

Posted by: University of Connecticut

Posted date: Nov-17-2015

Location: Storrs, CT



Applications are being sought for an immediate postdoctoral position in Medicinal Chemistry in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Connecticut. This is a one-year appointment; however, it may be renewed for additional terms, contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry or related discipline by the appointment start date. Applicants with experience in multi-step organic synthesis, synthetic methods development, in vitro biological evaluation of small molecules, computational medicinal chemistry, x-ray crystallographic structure analysis, and structure-based drug design will be considered. In particular, applicants with experience in computer aided drug design are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants will be expected to provide a leadership role in the laboratory and to assist with training of both graduate and undergraduate students.

Successful applicants will join an active research lab exploring multiple projects at the interface of chemistry and biology. While specific research responsibilities will be dependent on the individual applicant’s background, all projects will have a broad focus on the development of small molecules as anti-cancer chemotherapeutics. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to interact with collaborators from multiple fields and enhance their knowledge in all aspects of the drug discovery process.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, brief description of research experience, and contact information for three references by email to Professor Kyle Hadden at

Job Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Post Details
Email kyle.hadden(at)uconn.edu
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Drug Discovery
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Storrs, CT
Key Words postdoc, drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, cancer
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