NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Medicinal Chemistry

Location
Singapore
Posted
03 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2020
Ref
R00001951
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Research Fellow position is currently available in the School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences.

Job Responsibilities

  • Take enzyme structural data from Biology colleagues and convert it into a computer model for the purposes of both virtual library screening to identify lead compounds and to design and predict the activity of analogs
  • Synthesize lead compounds and analogs (with full characterisation) for submission to Biology colleagues for assays
  • Work with both Biologists and Chemists to further the project
  • Coordinate with collaborators in Chemistry, Biology and Medicine as well as at other institutions in Singapore and overseas
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior researchers and to take the initiative in molecule design

Job Requirements

  • PhD degree in Chemistry
  • Experience in both synthetic organic chemistry and the application of computational methods to drug design
  • Leadership and mentoring skills

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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