NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Research Fellow, Medicinal Chemistry

7 days left

Location
Singapore
Posted
06 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 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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