Thursday, 17 December 2015

Two Postdoctoral positions within molecular function and pharmacology of ion channels

Two Postdoctoral positions within molecular function and pharmacology of ion channels

The Pless laboratory (http://theplesslab.com) in the Center for Biopharmaceuticals at the Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology is offering two temporary postdoctoral positions within molecular function and pharmacology of ion channels in the period from 17 May 2016 to 16 May 2018

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Friday, 6 November 2015

Faculty positions available at the State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology (Nankai University)

Faculty positions available at the State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology (Nankai University)
The State Key Laboratory of Medicinal Chemical Biology (SKLMCB, Nankai University, Tianjin, China), is a multi-disciplinary research institute. Current research directions include: 1. Molecular mechanisms of disease conditions; 2. Structure-based drug design; 3. Drug delivery and bioimaging. The laboratory building of SKLMCB is more than 20000 square meters. We already have 10 basic resea…

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Monday, 2 November 2015

Staff Scientist

Staff Scientist – somatic cancer bioinformatics to support novel drug design
Postdoctoral staff scientist: a systematic approach for defining how protein structures are affected by somatic mutations in cancer.
Salary range from £30574 to £38564per annum plus excellent benefits. Fixed-term: 3 years

We are looking for a postdoctoral staff scientist experienced in structural bioinformatics who will bring protein structural knowledge and perspectives to the cancer genomics system COSMIC. The pr…

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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Drug Discovery Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking outstanding scientists with expertise in structure-based drug design or related areas to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Areas relevant to our efforts include computer-aided drug design, fragment-based approaches, molecular modeling, cheminformatics and bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, and target analysis and selection. Specific knowledg…

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Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Computational Chemist, Computational Chemistry & Structural Biology

The Computational Chemistry group is part of the Division of Discovery Chemistry and DMPK (around 60 employees) within Lundbeck Research DK and currently consists of 5 full time PhD level employees. The group is responsible for all the computational chemistry/computer-assisted drug design (CADD) efforts in Lundbeck Research, as well as the structural biology and biophysical fragment screening resources. Lundbeck is member of the GPCR consortium (http://ift.tt/1A74Qh7), and this collaboration…

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Friday, 4 September 2015

Computational Chemist

Heptares is a Drug Discovery company (www.heptares.com) which applies structure-based approaches to identify novel therapeutic agents targeting G protein coupled receptors involved in CNS and metabolic diseases. Heptares is located at the Biopark facility in Hertfordshire UK.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated senior scientist with substantial experience in computational chemistry / Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) to join the Computational Chemistry team and assist Heptares in ou…

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Two Postdoctoral Positions within Drug Discovery and Protein Biochemistry

The Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is offering two temporary postdoctoral positions within Fragment-based drug discovery against CNS protein targets. The positions are for two years from January 18th, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter with the possibility of extension.

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Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Drug Discovery Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking outstanding scientists with expertise in structure-based drug design or related areas to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Areas relevant to our efforts include computer-aided drug design, fragment-based approaches, molecular modeling, cheminformatics and bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, and target analysis and selection. Specific know…

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Friday, 21 August 2015

Postdoctoral Position within neutron macromolecular crystallography

Postdoctoral Position within neutron macromolecular crystallography

The Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is offering a temporary postdoctoral position within Neutron macromolecular crystallography (NMX) in the period from 1 December 2015 to 30 November 2018.

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Monday, 10 August 2015

Senior Scientist Cell Biology

Sanofi’s Open Innovation Access Platform (OIAP) in Strasbourg, France, is a collaborative scientific unit that combines expertise in biochemistry, cell biology, high-throughput screening, drug design, and medicinal chemistry.

Our mission is to develop and advance a portfolio of innovative research projects from target validation to lead optimization, supported by Sanofi Units/Divisions in partnership with academic or biotech groups, in order to offer novel solutions in areas of unmet medical…

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Drug Discovery Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking outstanding scientists with expertise in structure-based drug design or related areas to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Areas relevant to our efforts include computer-aided drug design, fragment-based approaches, molecular modeling, cheminformatics and bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, and target analysis and selection. Specific know…

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Thursday, 9 July 2015

Research Fellow / SPR Scientist (Fragment-Based Drug Design)

Job No: 536515
Faculty / Portfolio:
Faculty of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Parkville campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: 3 year fixed-term appointment
Remuneration: $94,574 – $112,308 pa Level B
(includes 9.50% employer superannuation)

•Achieve at one of the top 100 universities in the world
•Innovative research
•A dynamic and diverse academic community

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

PhD fellowship in Ion Channel Pharmacology, Structure and Function

The Center for Biopharmaceuticals (Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology), Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen is pleased to announce that a PhD fellowship will be available from 31 December 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The application deadline is 21 August 2015.

Applications are invited for the three-year fellowship from applicants who hold or expect to hold a master´s degree in a field relevant to the following project:

Novel approaches to s…

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Friday, 19 June 2015

PhD fellowship in crystallography of G protein-coupled receptors

PhD fellowship in crystallography of G protein-coupled receptors

The Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen is pleased to announce that a PhD fellowship will be available from 1 October 2015 or soon thereafter in discussion with strongest applicant. The application deadline is 30 June 2015.

Applications are invited for the three-year fellowship from applicants who hold or expect to hold a master´s degree in a relevan…

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Drug Discovery Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking outstanding scientists with expertise in structure-based drug design or related areas to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Areas relevant to our efforts include computer-aided drug design, fragment-based approaches, molecular modeling, chemo- and bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, and target analysis and selection. Specific knowledge of an…

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Thursday, 28 May 2015

Lab Head Medicinal Chemistry

The Strasbourg Access Platform has the mission to develop and advance a portfolio of innovative research projects from target validation to lead optimization supported by Sanofi Units/Divisions in partnership with academics or biotechs with the ultimate goal to enrich the global research program portfolio.

The Access Platform (54 scientists) covers high-throughput screening and automation, biochemistry and cell biology, drug design, bioinformatics, and medicinal chemistry capabilities.

T…

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Senior Scientist - Biochemistry

The Strasbourg Access Platform has the mission to develop and advance a portfolio of innovative research projects from target validation to lead optimization supported by Sanofi Units/Divisions in partnership with academics or biotechs with the ultimate goal to enrich the global research program portfolio.

The Access Platform (54 scientists) covers high-throughput screening, biochemistry and cell biology, drug design, and medicinal chemistry capabilities.

The Access Platform is opening a p…

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Senior Scientist - Biochemistry

The Strasbourg Access Platform has the mission to develop and advance a portfolio of innovative research projects from target validation to lead optimization supported by Sanofi Units/Divisions in partnership with academics or biotechs with the ultimate goal to enrich the global research program portfolio.

The Access Platform (54 scientists) covers high-throughput screening, biochemistry and cell biology, drug design, and medicinal chemistry capabilities.

The Access Platform is opening a p…

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Drug Discovery Opportunities at D. E. Shaw Research

D. E. Shaw Research is seeking outstanding scientists with expertise in structure-based drug design or related areas to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.


Areas relevant to our efforts include computer-aided drug design, fragment-based approaches, molecular modeling, chemo- and bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, and target analysis and selection. Specific knowledge of an…


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Friday, 10 April 2015

Medicinal Chemists

Medicinal Chemists

Salary: Competitive

Location: Cambridge


You have the passion and ability to use your chemistry expertise to deliver innovative drug design and synthesis contributions impacting the next generation of Oncology medicines. You have a Ph.D., Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a chemistry-related discipline. What’s more, you’re driven to apply your talents in an industry-leading research environment. Consider this unique opportunity to join AstraZeneca’s Innovative Medicines and…


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Saturday, 28 March 2015

Postdoc positions in Theoretical/Computational Biophysics Group

Theoretical and Computational Biophysics group at the Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) in Seoul, South Korea. Candidates are expected to have a background in physics, theoretical chemistry, or related quantitative sciences, with an ability to carry out both analytical and computational calculations and in particular a strong interest in biological questions.

Possible research topics include:

a) Application of polymer physics or soft matter physics idea to biological problems (e.g. genome/chromosome compaction, effects of molecular crowding, intrinsically disordered proteins)

b) Dynamics and function of biological nanomachines (transport motors, molecular chaperones, SNARE, ... etc) at single molecule level or their collective dynamics.  

c) Dynamics of nucleic acids (DNA, RNA), riboswitch, microRNA biogenesis, and RNA-mediated gene regulation.

d) Heterogeneous (Glassy) dynamics in biology.

e) Understanding molecular allostery through molecular simulations, bioinformatics, and network theory.

f) Understanding single molecule measurement data with theoretical and computational modeling.


The initial appointment for the position is for two years and is renewable for up to two additional years, depending on research performance. Those who are interested are encouraged to send a complete curriculum vitae with a cover letter, a list of publications, a research plan, and three letters of recommendation directly to Prof. Changbong Hyeon (e-mail : hyeoncb@kias.re.kr)

Postdoctoral and PhD positions in molecular simulations

Molecular simulation of co-solvent effects on macromolecules

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral fellowship in computational physical chemistry (Prof. Nico van der Vegt), Technische Universitt Darmstadt, Germany, starting date 1st August 2015. The proposed project deals with modeling co-solvent and specific ion effects on collapse/folding equilibria of water-soluble polymers and peptides by means of molecular simulations. The position is for one year, with possibility for renewal up to three years. Requirements for this position include: a PhD in an appropriate field, strong background in molecular simulation methods and statistical mechanics, excellent communication and organizational skills including excellent written and spoken English, programming skills, a desire and ability to work well in a team.

Applications including a statement of interest and curriculum vitae should be sent to vandervegt@csi.tu-darmstadt.de

Postdoc positions in Computational Materials Design

We are happy to announce multiple openings in the area of computational materials discovery and design. Postdoc positions are for a period of up to 3 years. Normal duration of a PhD is 3 years, of a Masters program 2 years. Successful candidates will develop and apply novel methods of computational materials discovery (ranging from optimization algorithms to machine learning and data mining). Newly developed methods will become part of our USPEX code (http://uspex.stonybrook.edu) and will be applied to problems ranging from physics of extreme conditions to biochemical studies, from energetic to electronic materials. Successful candidates will have solid background and a degree in at least one of these fields: physics, chemistry, materials science, biochemistry, Earth sciences, and programming skills are very desirable (though not necessary). Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a publication list, and reprints of a few selected publications to Prof. Artem R. Oganov (a.r.oganov@mail.ru).
The positions are available immediately, and the starting date is negotiable. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Selected applicants will receive a highly competitive compensation package (salary commensurate with experience, qualifications and previous publication record, housing allowance in case relocation to Moscow will be needed, medical insurance). Excellent travel and computing support will be provided. For further information please contact Prof. Artem R. Oganov (a.r.oganov@mail.ru).
Skoltech Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) is a private graduate research university in Skolkovo, Moscow , Russia. Established in October 2011 in collaboration with MIT, Skoltech educates young leaders, advances scientific knowledge and fosters new technologies to address critical issues facing Russia and the world, Applying top international research and educational models, the university integrates the best Russian scientific traditions with twenty-first century entrepreneurship and innovation. By 2020, the postdoctoral community at Skoltech will grow to 300 researchers in all the core areas of the institute. Skoltech is committed to diversity and opportunity, and application materials will be considered without regard to the gender, race, or nationality of the applicant.