Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Nucleic Acid Based Drug Deisgn
Company Name: NUBAD, LLC
Job Function: Postdoc
Entry Level: No
Location(s): Greenville, SC 29605
Posted: July 24, 2014
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: 1-3 Years
Min Education: PH.D.
Min Experience: 0-1 Year
Required Travel: 0-10%
Contact Person: Professor Dev Arya
Email: Click here to inquire via email
NUBAD, LLC invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate. NUBAD, LLC is a drug discovery company devoted to developing novel probes, assays and small molecule therapeutics targeting RNA and DNA structures identified as targets in human disease. Our laboratory occupies space in the Translational Oncology Research (ITOR) Center at Greenville Memorial Hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. The postdoc will be responsible for synthesis of compound libraries for screening assays. The postdoc will be working with chemists and other members of the NUBAD team towards the company goal of developing RNA- and DNA-targeted therapeutics.
A Ph.D. in organic/medicinal chemistry is required. The candidate will be responsible for synthesis and purification of small molecule probe libraries. Experience in carbohydrate chemistry and/or nucleic acid chemistry is strongly preferred. Familiarity with biophysical techniques such as ITC, CD, UV-Vis, and fluorescence is also a plus.
The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and the contact information for three references to Dr. Meredith Newby Spano. This position will remain open until filled.