- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Location: Richmond, VA
- Job Number: 7076676
- Posting Date: Apr 1, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionOrganizational Overview
At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range up to $52,000
Campus MCV Campus
Position Type Post Doc
Normal work days
Normal work hours
Job Category Research
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job
The Department of Medicinal Chemistry is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with experience in medicinal chemistry to perform research at the highest level of quality in glycosaminoglycan research at Virginia Commonwealth University. We specialize in developing and testing novel molecules against cancer, thrombosis and other diseases (see Mol. Cancer Ther. 18 (2019) 51-63; J. Thromb. Haemost. 17 (2019) 2110-2122; J. Med. Chem. 62 (2019) 5501-5511). The postdoctoral fellow will execute and troubleshoot chemical synthesis, biophysical/biochemical studies, and/or computational experiments directed towards discovering new therapeutics. The postdoctoral fellow must have the ability to work in a diverse, fast-paced and flexible environment, collaborate well with scientists from different laboratories, and demonstrate the ability to learn and grow scientifically.
- PhD in medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, biophysical chemistry, biochemistry or
- Experience in research involving chemical synthesis, biophysical/biochemical studies,
and/or computational experiments.
- Strong scientific record and excellent communication skills.
- Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team.
-PhD in research involving glycans and protein – glycan interactions.