Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Anticancer Drug Discovery. You will work on a collaborative project between the Moses and Tuveson laboratories, focusing on novel strategies for enzymes involved in cancer pathogenesis. You will be a crucial member of the Chemistry team based in the new $75 million Center for Therapeutic Research (CTR).
We seek a highly motivated, creative, and interactive scientist. Furthermore, we encourage candidates interested in developing new chemistry and biochemistry methods. The candidate must have a strong track record in synthetic organic chemistry, preferably with knowledge of drug discovery and biological assays. Molecular modeling skills are also desirable. You will have the ability to grow with the team, and make essential contributions to the collaborative research environment.EDUCATION: Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Synthetic Organic Chemistry or Chemical Biology.
EXPERIENCE: Two years of research experience is preferred, with a proven track record of publications. Prior experience in synthetic organic chemistry is essential, preferably with knowledge of drug discovery and biological assays—familiarity with analytical techniques, including NMR and Mass Spectrometry.
SKILLS: The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills, maintaining data spreadsheets, will be willing to take the initiative, and will be able to work effectively and productively in a team-oriented environment while maintaining a strong sense of integrity.
Interested candidates should upload their application online at: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18629 Position ID: 3013-R
Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.
You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.
Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. Website: https://www.cshl.edu
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