Postdoctoral Position in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Southern Denmark, Syddansk University

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Postdoctoral Position in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Southern Denmark

Job description:

A postdoctoral position in medicinal chemistry and organic synthesis is available from November 2012 at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Southern Denmark. The position is for one year.
The relevant project involves design and synthesis of receptor ligands and development of new synthetic methods related to this. The free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFA1, also known as GPR40), which is implicated in regulation of insulin secretion and a potential new target for treatment of diabetes, will be central in the project.
The successful candidate should have a PhD in organic or medicinal chemistry or a closely related field, thorough documented experience within organic synthesis, high motivation and excellent communication skills. An interest for molecular biology is an advantage. Some experience with molecular modelling would also be an advantage, but not a requirement.
For further information, please contact Associate Professor Trond Ulven (
Application, salary, etc.:

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
The application must include the following:
� A curriculum vitae including information on previous employment and teaching experience.
� A full list of publications stating the scientific publications on which the applicant wishes to rely.
� Names and contact details of two to three reference persons
Each enclosure must be marked with the applicant�s name.
The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.
Please send the application, marked "job ID 12319", including enclosures by e-mail (in Adobe PDF format alternatively Word 2003 or newer format) to
The application must reach the University not later than 12.00 noon on 14 September, 2012.

Closing date 14 September, 2012 at 12 noon
Location: Odense

Mark application Job ID 12319 and send it to:
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