Employment Opportunities

Center for Drug Design employs the very best in research and invites applications from highly accomplished scientific researchers. Extensive funding sources allow CDD to hire and retain elite talent in various positions, such as: Post-Doctoral Research Associates, Research Associates, Scientists, Research Fellows etc. The applications for medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, or related fields, are invited from bachelors, masters or doctoral candidates as per the job requirements, when an opening is advertised.

One Postdoctoral Associate Position - Geraghty Group (Posted on September 22, 2020)

One Postdoctoral Associate Position - Geraghty Group (Posted on September 22, 2020)

Postdoctoral Associate Position Available

Summary of Position:

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available starting immediately at the University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design for applied and basic science research on NIH-funded projects involving herpesvirus, flavivirus and coronavirus drug discovery. This position will design and carry out experiments to contribute to ongoing projects in the laboratory as we seek to identify preclinical drug candidates to treat or prevent human viral pathogen infections.

The Center for Drug Design is a dynamic workplace where virologists, biochemists and chemists interact to facilitate drug discovery. https://drugdesign.umn.edu

Required Qualifications:
  • a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, virology, or related field
  • a strong background in the ideas and concepts of molecular biology, biochemistry or virology, and the requisite laboratory skills to test those ideas and concepts
  • published work in international peer-reviewed journals
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with recombinant protein expression, cell culture, viruses, or in drug discovery
Working Conditions:
  • The majority of work in this position will be in a laboratory setting using dedicated instruments and equipment.
  • Significant time will be spent in meetings discussing results and working on assembling manuscripts based upon those results.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu

Interested candidates should submit a pdf with cover letter, CV, and names/info for three references to Dr. Robert J. Geraghty at gerag012@umn.edu.