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Posting Details

Position Details

N.O.V. Number: 171134
Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department: COP-127100-INSTRUCTION
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate
Position Type: Benefits Eligible
Work Location/City: Kingsville
Required Education and Experience:

Appropriate doctoral degree. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Ability to perform all tasks and job responsibilities safely without injury to self and others in compliance with A&M System and TAMHSC guidelines.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Prefer a Ph.D. degree in synthetic chemistry or medicinal chemistry
1. 1-2 years postdoctoral experience in multi-step organic synthesis;
2. optimization and SAR studies of lead compounds;
3. lab management experience;
4. experience in writing manuscripts

Multi-step organic synthesis; SAR studies of lead compounds

Job Detail:

To search prior arts data bases (Scifinder, Reaxys, Pubmed, Sciencedirect etc.) relevant to the assigned project to formulate a research plan. To identify and apply proper methodologies to carry out the synthesis of target molecules. Trouble shooting and improve the synthesis in a timely manner.
To evaluate and interpret SAR data
Writes progress reports and technical documents. Assisting the PI to manage the lab routine research activities. Other duties as assigned.

Work Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm Occasional weekend and evening work.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Background Check Information:

By applying to this position, you authorize the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and/or its agent, at any time during my application process and/or employment, to conduct an investigative consumer report that may include, but is not limited to, a criminal record check, employment and education verifications, verifications of personal references and reputation and driving record.

Open Date 03/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
HSC EEO/AA Statement:

The Texas A&M Health Science Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently posess a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe relevant experience in detail.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents