Research Assistant Professor

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Salary plus benefits
Posted
November 16 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Research Assistant Professor

Chemistry/Medicinal Chemistry/ Chemical biology

Dr. Ruiwen Zhang’s laboratory at College of Pharmacy, Drug Discovery Institute, University of Houston has Research Assistant professor position available immediately. The lab is nationally and internationally recognized for researches in cancer biology, cancer pharmacology, experimental therapeutics, and pharmaceutical sciences. The research team includes experts (PIs, faculty, and senior scientists) on cancer biology, drug discovery and development, medicinal chemistry, analytical chemistry, preclinical and clinical pharmacology, toxicology, and pharmaceutical sciences. Recent publications appear in high-impact journals (e.g. Gastroenterology, Nat Comm, Cancer Res, Clin Cancer Res,  Nat Review Cancer, PNAS, EMBO J, BBA Review Cancer, Med res Review, & Oncogene, etc).

Requirements: PhD in chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, chemical biology or related field with 3+ years of postdoctoral or industrial research experience; Significant experience with protein-ligand interactions, conformational and structural analysis, virtual screening, compounds design, synthesis, purification, and characterization by chemical and biophysical methods; Excellent publication record, strong organizational and excellent communication skills for assisting and collaborating with molecular biologist, pharmacologist, and pharmaceutical scientist in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team.

The candidate is expected to develop a dynamic and innovative research program, garner peer-reviewed funding, and publish papers in high impact peer-reviewed journals during his or her probationary period. Interested individuals should send their CV including bibliography, research statement with career goals (2-3 pages) and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically to: wwang4@Central.UH.EDU

Ruiwen Zhang, MD, PhD, DABT, FAAAS
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Robert L. Boblitt Endowed Professor in Drug Discovery
Director of UH Center for Drug Discovery
114 Science Research 2 Bldg.
3455 Cullen Blvd. College of Pharmacy
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5037
USA
Office Phone: 713-743-6840
Cell Phone: 832-390-9553
Email: rzhang27@Central.UH.EDU
http://www.uh.edu/pharmacy/directory-home/pps-faculty/ruiwen-zhang/

All applicants must apply to https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC000760&tz=GMT-05%3A00.      

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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