Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Medicinal Chemistry and/or Chemical Biology

Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Medicinal Chemistry and/or Chemical Biology

University of California - Davis

Sacramento, CA, United States

A postdoctoral researcher position is available immediately in the collaborative Cancer Nanotechnology & Drug Development Program between the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, Davis. This is a multidisciplinary research program focusing on the design, development and clinical translation of novel nanomedicine platforms and new drugs for the treatment of cancer and other diseases. The program is closely collaborating with the world class UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Center for Genomic and Molecular Imaging. The position offers competitive salary and benefits. The successful candidates will have the opportunities to work with world renowned experts in cancer biology, PK/PD, pharmacology, cancer nanotechnology, immunology and molecular imaging to rapidly translate innovations from bench to bedside. The program is funded by multiple NIH grants and the wet lab setup is appropriate for the synthesis and characterization of new drugs and novel nanomaterials, drug development/screening, molecular biology and cell biology, multiple types of animal experiments, PK/PD and immunology. Multiple types of NMR, HPLC, MS, LC-MS, optical imaging, MRI, SPECT, micro-PET & PET/MRI, metabolomics, genomics and proteomics instruments are available).

The program is now expanding the drug development team and inviting applications from candidates who have a recent PhD and strong expertise in at least one of the following fields: 1. Medicinal Chemistry, 2. Chemical Biology. Interested individuals please send your CV, a cover letter briefly describing your previous research experience, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Yuanpei Li ( Review of applications begins immediately. A short list of applicants will be selected based on CV and cover letter. Short listed applicants will be invited for interviews. Applications are welcome until the position in filled.

There is also an Assistant Project Scientist position in broader areas available, please contact Dr. Li for more details.

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The University of California, Davis is an equal opportunity employer.


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Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Medicinal Chemistry and/or Chemical Biology