Postdoctoral Associate in AI

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:32030000 - PH-MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

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.

Duties include carrying out AI/deep learning based model development and application on molecular modeling and design and assisting on grant and manuscript writing.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 http://www.naces.org/.

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.

AI@UF

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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