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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 856 - Pharmacology/Biologi
Requisition Number: PD14-1623302
The Experimental Therapeutics Institute (ETI) in Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC is seeking to hire chemistry postdoctoral fellows to staff novel drug discovery efforts for the ETI portfolio of projects in interesting therapeutic areas of unmet medical need including neuroscience.
The role will require the design and synthesis of novel medicinal compounds for testing in in vitro and in vivo assays that support the basic biology and drug discovery research efforts in the area of addiction and mental health. Other duties and responsibilities include preparation, purification and characterization of compounds; documentation of all experiments in notebooks including written, publication quality, experimental procedures. Operation and maintenance of laboratory instruments - HPLC and LC-MS for example. The position will allow the candidate to develop valuable new skills and experience in early drug discovery and chemical biology in a highly collaborative research environment.
A PhD in organic chemistry with specific experience in heterocyclic and organometallic chemistry; demonstrated experience in the synthesis, purification, and analysis of complex organic molecules; experience with new method development, rapid analog and library synthesis techniques; multi-step synthetic processes and larger, multi-gram reaction scale-up. Microwave assisted synthesis. Excellent reaction trouble shooting skills. Characterization of new molecules by NMR and MS. Excellent English written and oral communication skills. Experience with the safe handling of reactive and air-sensitive materials.
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