Post Doctoral Fellow

Aug 01, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Post Doctoral Fellow

Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Position Status:

Basic Function:
A position is available on 10/16/2017 for a postdoctoral fellow in the Mattson Laboratory. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in synthetic chemistry and/or medicinal chemistry and an interest in drug discovery.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful applicant will bring to the group a solid foundation in target oriented synthesis and/or medicinal chemistry, documented by publications in the field. We are an active research laboratory focusing on catalyst design, methodology development, complex molecule synthesis, and drug development. The proposed project will be in the area of natural product synthesis, including structure activity relationship studies with the long term goal of identifying new bioactive molecules. To achieve the project goals, the preferred candidate will enjoy working with a team and possess good written and oral communication skills.

    Position Requirements

  • Please submit your CV, cover letter, a short summary of past research and a list of three references through the online application system.

    Posting Date: 07/27/2017

    Open Until Filled:

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please provide a cover letter with motivation, a complete CV, a short summary of past research and a list of three references through the online application system.

    EEO Information:
    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

    Criminal Background Check Statement:
    A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

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    WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.

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