Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34258
Hiring Department Postdoctoral Position in Computer-Aided Drug Design University of Missouri-St. Louis The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Missouri-St. Louis invites application for a postdoctoral position in computer-aided drug design. The postdoctoral fellow will develop a web application for drug discovery, perform molecular simulations to study protein kinases and their interactions with drugs, or to simulate drug-binding kinetics. A Ph.D. degree in science is required. Experiences on molecular simulation of protein-ligand complexes and on scientific programming are useful. Responsibilities

Develop, test, and apply methods of computer-aided drug design.


  • At least one publication in a major scientific journal each year on average.
  • Keep good records on the fine details of the execution of research projects
  • Write progress reports at least once a quarter
  • Participate in group meetings

Minimum QualificationsPhD in a scientific discipline with a publication record on computer-aided drug design or a closely related field. Be able to write or modify complex computer programs using languages such as Python, C, or C++ Annual Salary$45,000

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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