Job Description

Requisition Number 06228
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate - Kamenecka Lab
Position Summary:

Postdoctoral positions in Medicinal Chemistry are available in the Kamenecka group in The Department of Molecular Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute, Florida campus (for more information please see:

Successful candidates will have a proven track record of publishing in high impact journals and extensive experience in organic synthesis and/or medicinal chemistry, and can work successfully as a member of a team. These full-time lab positions are
available starting August 2018.

Position Description

A Postdoctoral Associate is a direct pay individual in a Division 3 status. Postdoctoral Associates are appointed positions for the purpose of developing scholarly competence, working under the supervision of a TSRI Faculty member. These appointments are normally not renewed beyond a total of six years. Postdoctoral Associates cannot apply for external funding either as a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator without prior approval from a Departmental Chair. Postdoctoral Associates do not have consulting privileges.

Location: Florida
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess a doctoral degree. A pending doctoral degree may be considered with approval of the Principal Investigator.

Extensive Ph.D. graduate work in multi-step organic synthesis is required, with good laboratory skills and familiarity with modern synthetic techniques and instrumentation (HPLC-MS, HPLC, NMR, chromatography). Strong candidates may also have knowledge and experience in heterocyclic and medicinal chemistry and/or structure-based drug design. Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced team-oriented environment are also required.

Please send CV, research summary, and 3 references to: Laura Golden, Scripps Florida, 130 Scripps Way
#3A2, Jupiter, FL 33458; or preferably by e-mail: (please include "medicinal chemistry postdoctoral recruiting" in the subject line).

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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