Post-Doc Research Associate - Dr. Qisheng Zhang's lab

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
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Department SOP-CBMC - 452100
Posting Open Date 06/14/2022
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title Post-Doc Research Associate - Dr. Qisheng Zhang's lab
Vacancy ID PDS003497
Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Temporary
Hours per week 40
FTE 1
Work Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent on Experience and Qualifications.
Proposed Start Date 07/05/2022
Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months

Position Information


Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy (www.pharmacy.unc.edu) is one of five health science schools (Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Medicine) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is one of the oldest health science academic programs at Chapel Hill. The School teaches approximately 600 PharmD students and 145 graduate students. The School has built a reputation for its continued pursuit of excellence, rigorous education and training programs, cutting-edge multidisciplinary research, progressive pharmacy practices, efficient business operations, and its outstanding faculty, staff, and students. The School was named the number one School of Pharmacy in the U.S. by the U.S. News and World Report. The School has experienced unprecedented growth and success and continues to strategically position itself for sustained impact, as articulated in the School’s Strategic Plan (https://pharmacy.unc.edu/about/oe/strategic-plan/).
Our Vision is to be the global leader in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Our Mission is to prepare leaders and innovators to solve the world’s most pressing health care challenges. We are Advancing Medicine for Life through innovation and collaboration in pharmacy practice, education, research, and public service.
Position Summary
This role is responsible for the project which involves developing small molecule inhibitors and sensors for key metabolizing enzymes in lipid signaling pathways, and to identify targets of bioactive leads compounds from phenotypic screens. Specifically, the candidate will develop chemical probes and technologies that will be used to target Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Chemical Biology, or related field of study
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Chemical Biology, or related field of study
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Experience with chemical neurobiology or lipid biochemistry is preferred.
Synthetic organic chemistry, chemical biology
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Special Instructions
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Department Contact Name and Title Alekya Battula, HR Consultant
Department Contact Telephone or Email alekya@email.unc.edu
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