POOL: Postdoctoral Researcher - 9978BR

POOL: Postdoctoral Researcher

Department: 
Medicinal Chemistry
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The Medicinal Chemistry department invites qualified candidates to submit applications for the position of postdoctoral researcher. These will be reviewed by individual faculty members and placed in a pool for consideration for one-year research positions in medicinal chemistry (with the possibility of renewal for one or more additional years).

Faculty in the department carry out research in medicinal chemistry as broadly defined, including the fields of drug design, metabolism, enzymology, synthesis, and protein chemistry. Specific information about the research activities in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry can be obtained at our website, www.medchem.ku.edu All faculty members in the department may serve as supervisors, depending on the availability of positions and funding. A Ph.D. and research training in medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a closely related field is required. Preferred candidates will also have a record of research accomplishments as reflected in publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings.

Job Description

70% Perform laboratory experiments in medicinal chemistry; carry out library work and computer searches for literature relative to research topic; assist in the preparation and submission of all manuscripts and publications related to research.

10% Laboratory Maintenance & Safety: help in the cleaning, organization, and maintenance of the laboratory and equipment contained therein; be knowledgeable and up-to-date with laboratory safety protocols and employ them in the course of all work.

10% Recordkeeping: keep detailed notes and records pertaining to all research work.

10% Other duties to include attending and participation in scientific group meetings, departmental seminars, and problem sessions; assist in the mentorship and training of graduate students.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. and research training in medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a closely related field.

NOTE: To be appointed at the Postdoctoral Researcher title, it is necessary to have the PhD in hand. Appointments made without a diploma or certified transcript indicating an earned doctorate are conditional hires and are appointed on an acting basis not to exceed six months. Upon verification of degree the appointment will be extended to its full duration.

Preferred Qualifications

A record of research accomplishment as reflected in publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete electronic application will include a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. All positions are contingent upon funding.

Contact Information to Applicants

Advertised Salary Range

$47,476.00

Application Review Begins

13-Oct-2017

Anticipated Start Date

18-Aug-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
9978BR
Department:
Medicinal Chemistry
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
13-Oct-2017
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