Medicinal Chemistry Research Lab-Krembil (TWH)-[PDF]

This position is available immediately for a computational chemist/molecular modeller at the Medicinal Chemistry Research Lab. This lab research focuses on the discovery of novel biological targets and therapeutic agents for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.

Responsibilities:

  • Modelling support of drug discovery campaigns using quantitative structure activity relationship (QSAR), molecular mechanics/dynamics and other techniques
  • Homology modelling of new targets with biology

Qualifications:

  • PhD obtained within the past 5 years in Chemistry
  • Extensive knowledge at the PhD level within the field of computational chemistry
  • Experience in performing molecular mechanics, molecular dynamics, virtual screening/docking, homology modelling, QSAR and quantum chemical calculations
  • Knowledge in operating computational chemistry software, submitting of jobs to high performance computing systems, etc.
  • Some knowledge of scripting and programming will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Length of Position: Temporary Full-time (1 year)

Closing Date: Until Filled

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