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Postdoctoral Associate

at The Scripps Research Institute

Posted: 1/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: http://careers.scripps.edu/postings/15859
Keywords: laboratory

Job Description

Requisition Number 06494
Department Name: Chemistry - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate
Position Summary:

Scripps Research is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate for the Chemistry Department.

We have recently completed a high throughput, high content screen assessing 10*6 candidate compounds for their ability to enhance autophagy flux.The aim of this project is to use medicinal chemistry generated structure-activity relationships in combination with affinity chromatography mass spectrometry-mass spectrometry experiments to determine the mechanism of action of two highly prioritized mTOR-independent autophagy activators in order to develop them into selective and potent autophagy activation drug candidates for use in ameliorating neurodegeneration.

Location: California
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation:
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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