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AI Postdoctoral Scholar (86116)

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3) at the University of Florida ( ) 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.

Additional Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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 optimization.
  • 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 staff.

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 individuals.



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 training.

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