Postdoctoral researcher position in computational chemistry / computer-aided drug design
Sort on published: 2017-12-07
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
One postdoc position is available from the 1st of January 2017 in Jens Carlsson’s group in the computational biology and bioinformatics programme. Jens Carlsson’s research focuses on development of methods for structure-based drug discovery and application of these techniques to discover ligands of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), often in close collaboration with experimental groups and the pharmaceutical industry. The Carlsson lab is a cross-disciplinary and international research team that is also part of the Science for Life Laboratory (http://www.scilifelab.se). Visit the group web page for more information (www.carlssonlab.org).
Job description We are seeking a highly motivated researcher who will work on modeling of GPCRs with the aim to identify ligands of therapeutic targets.
Qualifications The applicant must hold a PhD degree within a relevant research area and should have expertise in structure-based modeling of protein-ligand complexes. Experience in programming and modeling of GPCRs is preferred, but not required. Good English language skills and the ability to work in a team are required. Personal suitability will receive special attention in the selection process.
The application should include
- A short letter with a description of your research interests and how you could contribute to the project.
- CV with complete publication list.
- Copy of PhD certificate.
- Contact information for at least two references.
For information contact Jens Carlsson (email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 072 227 7976)
You are welcome to submit your application no later than December 21 2017.
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Placement: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Fia Wolters, ST 018-471 4088
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/4455
Last application date: 2017-12-21
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