Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Drug Discovery

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 23 Nov 2020

Post-doctoral position for motivated, independent candidates with knowledge related to fragment-based drug discovery for LC-MS. In the project, we will address the biochemical/structural characterization for RNA-binding proteins, related to kidney and neurological disease. The project addresses the implementation of fragment-based drug discovery combining liquid chromatography with mass spectrometry.

This grant is part of a research project coordinated by Dr. Katlin Brauer Massirer and co-developed by UNICAMP (the University of Campinas, Brazil) and Agilent Technologies under the aegis of the Research Partnership for Technological Innovation – PITE Program run by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). The project is linked to the Medicinal Chemistry Center based in UNICAMP's Center for Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering (CQMED/CBMEG-UNICAMP).

Essential selection criteria

1. Doctorate and solid training in the area of protein structure/biochemistry and LC-MS;
2. Proven experience in academic and/or industrial laboratories in protein structure/binding/function studies;
3. Doctoral publication and good publication history.


1. Cell culture knowledge is a plus;
2. Experience working in a high-throughput environment, with tight timelines.

Submit to :

- Letter of interest;
- CV;
- Email address of two references.

Info about the lab: .

This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP’s Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of R$ 7,373.10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.
More information about the fellowship is at: .

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