Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 20236
The Xiao and Li joint Laboratory of Cancer Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemical Physiology and Biochemistry, Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) invites outstanding applicants for a postdoctoral position in cancer chemical biology. The candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team of investigators with expertise in drug discovery, organic synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology and cell biology. The candidate will be working in an exciting area of cancer chemical biology. Projects include synthesis of potential drugs, probes, target identification/validation, as well as in vitro and in vivo cancer pharmacology. The candidate should be capable of acquiring data, analyzing the data and writing up of the results into appropriate manuscript form for peer-reviewed publications. The candidate will have ample opportunities for participating grant writing, professional presentation and other professional development. The candidate must show demonstrated capability to work within a highly collaborative environment.
A Ph.D. in biochemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology or other biomedical discipline is required. Salary will be at NIH scale and commensurate with experience ($53,760 and up at 1.0 FTE).
Highly motivated individuals should send their current CV and names and contact information of three references to: Prof. Xiangshu Xiao, Ph.D. by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit www.OHSU.edu/CPB for more details. OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or appropriate exempt is obtained.
Function/Duties of Position
- Bench work on chemical synthesis and biological evaluation of chemicals in different biological contexts under the supervision of PI,
- Report results in group meetings, written reports and manuscripts.
- PhD in relevant field of research,
- PhD research experience in biochemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology or other biomedical discipline,
Capable of acquiring data, analyzing the data and writing up of the results into appropriate manuscript form for peer-reviewed publications.
- Ph.D. in biochemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, pharmacology or other biomedical discipline is preferred.
- Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Some weekends and occasional long hours.
- Sitting/standing for long periods of time during experiments.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or email@example.com. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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