Postdoc Position in Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry

The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

ID: 7063490
Posted: February 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

An organic synthesis/medicinal chemistry postdoctoral scholar position is currently available in the laboratory of Dr. Zhendong Jin in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Iowa ( A highly motivated Ph.D. with expertise in synthetic organic chemistry especially in the field of total synthesis of natural products is sought to carry out research in target-oriented synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and drug design and development. An initial one-year appointment (first year salary $50,000 plus $8,100 fringe benefits) could be renewed for additional years contingent upon available funding and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a resume, and a research summary describing previous research experience and future career goals to Dr. Jin via email ( In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to Dr. Jin.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community located along the Iowa River in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, quality entertainment and sports, as well as literary, musical, and cultural opportunities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various “best-place-to-live” listings.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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