Job Details

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Position Number: 1772652
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Position Type: Science - Chemistry



JOB TITLE
Post-Doctoral Fellow

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Chemistry & Biochemistry

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Postdoc in Organic Synthesis/Drug Discovery at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. A highly motivated organic synthetic chemist with the desire to contribute to a natural product synthesis and drug discovery project is sought. The goal of this NIH-funded program is to better understand the role of naturally occurring chromanones as anticancer agents. The postdoctoral scholar will take on the essential role of synthesizing naturally occurring molecules and their derivatives. Additionally, the postdoctoral scholar will have the opportunity to take part in the biological evaluation of the compounds synthesized. Experience in organic synthesis is essential, as are excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with drug discovery, such as high throughput screening, photoaffinity labelling, confocal microscopy, computer aided drug design, and/or structural biology, is a plus. The position is open immediately and applications are being accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the position please contact: aemattson@wpi.edu and/or visit our website: https://www.amattson.com/.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Experience in organic synthesis is essential, as are excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience with drug discovery, such as high throughput screening, photoaffinity labelling, confocal microscopy, computer aided drug design, and/or structural biology, is a plus.

To apply please submit a cover letter and resume



FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Post-Doctoral-Fellow_R0000835

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.





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