The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Natural
Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3) at the University
of Florida ( https://cnpd3.pharmacy.ufl.edu
) invites applications for one postdoctoral scholar position in
AI-based drug design and discovery.
Basic Qualifications (met at time of application):
Candidates must have completed all degree requirements except the
dissertation or be enrolled in an accredited PhD, or equivalent
international degree program.
PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Computational
Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Informatics, Biological
Physics, Biophysics, Physical Chemistry or related disciplines
required by the appointment start date.
- AI experience and expertise in machine learning, deep learning,
various neural network models.
- AI-based experience and expertise in molecular design and
molecular interaction, especially drug design and
- Experience in structure-based drug design is a plus.
- Knowledge in cheminformatics and bioinformatics are plus.
- Being able to keep pace in a dynamic research environment.
- Independent in literature search and literature update.
- Capability of writing manuscripts.
In order to be considered, all applicants must upload a cover
letter, CV, statement of research experience and/or projects, and a
list of three professional references. Applications will be
reviewed as received.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be
considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is
visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of
the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional
credentialing service provider approved by National Association of
Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity
Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to
apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida
Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon
eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance
with Florida's Sunshine Law.
The University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, strives to
stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an
exceptional community of students, faculty and staff. We welcome
applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing
leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all
The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with
respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,
national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic
information and veteran status in all aspects of employment
including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,
terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and