Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Biology

Emory University

United States

Postdoctoral Fellow in Chemical Biology

Job Number 113851
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Medicine
Department SOM: Pharmacology: Admin
Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working in a laboratory
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Description

We are a seeking postdoctoral fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Tyler Beyett in the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at Emory University School of Medicine. The Beyett lab (https://med.emory.edu/departments/pharmacology-chemical-biology/labs/beyett-lab/index.html) uses structural and chemical biology to understand protein kinases and phosphatases in cancer and immunology. Postdocs will work on projects related to the discovery and development of kinase inhibitors or structure/function studies of protein complexes that regulate kinase signaling. Expertise in protein purification, cell culture, structural biology, molecular pharmacology, and/or medicinal chemistry is desirable. We are especially interested in individuals with experience in assay development/high-throughput screening or X-ray crystallography.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in protein purification, cell culture, structural biology, molecular pharmacology, and/or medicinal chemistry is desirable. We are especially interested in individuals with experience in assay development/high-throughput screening or X-ray crystallography.

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