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Company: The University of Tennessee
Location: Memphis, TN
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Duane Miller in the College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences located at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee  The Postdoctoral Fellow will be working on the synthesis of new drug molecules that will inhibit tubulin and block the growth of cancer cells. The Postdoctoral Fellow will get directions on the chemical preparation of new molecules from Drs. Duane Miller and Wei Li, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and will report the synthesis progress results in a joint Research Meetings held once per week when both, the making of drug molecules by the postdoctoral fellow and the results from the biological work carried out by another member of our team, will provide results to move our efforts toward a new drug molecule that can be used for the treatment of cancer.


Highly motivated applicants with a strong background in chemistry, medicinal chemistry and biochemistry who would like to work in a rich and collaborative research and training environment will be considered. 


Dr. Miller lab is an excellent facility and offers career development opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and across the University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus.


Ph.D. in chemistry, medicinal chemistry or pharmaceutical sciences with a strong publication record in the field.


Interested individuals should send a cover letter outlining their interest in this position and a CV and two letters of reference to:


Duane D. Miller, Ph.D. NAI

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

Room 564

881 Madison Ave.  

Memphis, TN   38163                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

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