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 biochemists and chemists interact to facilitate drug discovery. https://drugdesign.umn.edu
Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. degree with a major in the pharmaceutical sciences (including medicinal chemistry) or a related discipline. At least two-year research experiences in the neuroscience field would be a plus.
Experience working with cell culture, animal handling, recombinant protein expression and microscopy is preferred. Ability to conduct basic cell biology techniques including ELISA, SDS-PAGE, western blot, PCR, and other basic assays.
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. Submit periodic written reports with details of experimental procedures and results. The candidate will also be expected to write manuscripts reporting research findings, and to participate in grant proposal writing. 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 email@example.com.
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