Postdoc Research Fellow at University of Toronto

University of Toronto has an opening postdoc funding in chemistry. Citizens of any country are eligible to apply. Applications are invited up to January 04, 2016.

The SGC is a not‐for‐profit research organization whose mandate is to promote the development of new medicines by carrying out basic science of relevance to drug discovery. SGC publishes its research results in high impact peer reviewed journals and places all related information, reagents and know‐how into the public domain for use without restriction. The SGC is funded as a public‐private partnership operating out of the University of Toronto and Oxford University. Our funders include the Wellcome Trust, Canadian government granting agencies, and eight large pharmaceutical companies. We have over 200 formal collaborations with prominent academics around the world in addition to our research partnerships with pharmaceutical companies and other industrial partners.
Salary: $ 42 000 CD.
Application Requirements
- Experience in developing and optimizing enzyme assays and enzyme kinetic studies is required. Experience with high throughput screening platforms is a major plus. Ability to work independently and within a team to deliver according to deadlines and milestones, excellent communication and organization skills, and excellent publication record are important.
- In a team work environment with chemistry partners and trainees, the qualified candidate will be involved in biochemical and biophysical characterization of epigenetic related proteins including histone methyltransferases, developing and optimizing variety of enzyme assays and performing complete kinetic studies. She/he will be involved in screening for ligands for variety of protein targets to find potent, selective and cell active inhibitors (chemical probes) for further structure function relationship studies.
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