Postdoctoral Associate

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Commensurate with experience plus benefits
July 18 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available immediately at the University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design for an interdisciplinary drug discovery project.

The Center for Drug Design is a dynamic workplace where virologists, biochemists and chemists interact to facilitate drug discovery.

Required/Preferred Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. degree with a major in the pharmaceutical sciences (including medicinal chemistry) or a related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with cell culture, animal handling, recombinant protein expression and microscopy is preferred. An advanced understanding of pharmacokinetics and/or drug metabolism is a plus.


Duties include:–

  1. Design and perform (1) cell culture and cell based assays (2) enzymatic reactions (3) mouse experiments involving breeding, genotyping and drug administration (4) various types of microscopy. Observe current laboratory safety practices and follow relevant protocols. Maintain experimental data of sufficient accuracy and detail so as to support intellectual property related activities. Submit periodic written reports with details of experimental procedures and results. Maintain a continually updated knowledge base of literature pertaining to specific projects. Assist with the organization and maintenance of the laboratory and equipment contained therein. Other duties as assigned.  

Interested candidates should submit a pdf with cover letter, CV and names/info for three references to Dr. More at

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