As one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, the Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW has over 11,500 students and 3,000 faculty and staff. The School of Life Sciences and Facility Management is located on an attractive campus on the left shore of the Lake of Zurich in Wädenswil.
The Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology is looking for a highly qualified professional as
Drug Development Scientist / Medicinal Chemist (PostDoc)
to fill an open research position at the Center for Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Product Development within the Section of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry for the CTI-funded project: “ New drugs for leishmaniasis and Chagas-disease".
The highly motivated candidate will participate in the organic synthesis of active compounds for our drug discovery program and also interact with the various interdisciplinary stakeholders from the private sector and academic institutions of our preclinical development program. The position will be for 12 months with the possibility for prolongation.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related fields. Insight knowledge of preclinical drug development and experience in the pharmaceutical industry would be an advantage. A track history of scientific data handling (cheminformatics and/or bioinformatics), rational drug design, reporting and publication is desired. Experience in Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Modelling and in vitro Assays is a plus.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Rainer Riedl, Head of the Center for Drug Discovery and Pharmaceutical Product Development, Tel. +41 (0)58 934 56 18 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply for this position,please use the online platform to send us your portfolio for the attention of Kathrin Tangemann, HR Consultant. Please note that applications via email won't be considered.
For further information on our Institute, go to: www.zhaw.ch
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