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Institute Research Investigator - Medicinal Chemistry

Therapeutics Discovery 710621
116313 Requisition #
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Required: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, enzymology, pharmacology, chemistry or related field.  

Preferred: PhD degree in organic chemistry or medicinal chemistry.

Required: Six years experience of relevant research experience in lab. With preferred degree, four years of required experience. 


Experience in pharma or biotech company, or post-doc in organic synthesis.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Organic Chemistry and a PostDoc in organic synthesis. Strong knowledge of contemporary synthetic organic chemistry, with a demonstrated track record of creative independent problem solving.  Expert knowledge in the latest synthetic methods.  Skilled experimentalist with demonstrated ability to conduct challenging multi-step organic chemistry synthesis and overcome synthetic hurdles, trained in various purification and analytical techniques.  Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals.  Interest in automated and computational chemistry.  Experience mentoring chemists and knowledge of the drug discovery process will be a plus.  Excellent communication, writing and organizational skills are a must. Familiarity with relevant biological disciplines and ability to integrate knowledge from these areas into the design of new bioactive compounds.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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