University of North Texas Health Science Center Postdoctoral Research Assoc. in Fort Worth, Texas

Department Overview

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the UNT System College of Pharmacy is located at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in Fort worth. The UNT System College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in Texas located on an academic health science center campus.

Position Details

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Perform research on Computer-Aided Drug Discovery in a multidisciplinary settings with an emphasis on therapeutic development in cancer and neurological disorders.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

  • PhD degree in computational biophysics, computational chemistry, bioinformatics, computer sciences or a related field.
    Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Hands-on knowledge on protein-ligand interactions, virtual screening, and optimization of lead candidates.
  • Strong programming and scripting skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Experience: * Demonstrated experience in structural bioinformatics, molecular modeling, and drug discovery. * Hands on experience with at least one of the major drug discovery software. * Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals.

Special Preferences: * Experience in database management. * Knowledge on systems biology. * Experience in collaborating with cancer biologists and synthetic chemists. * Experience in database management, machine learning and/or deep learning.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested applicants should send their cover letters and resume/CVs with contact information to Dr. Jin Liu at for consideration.

Requisition Number: 4962

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Assoc. Postdoctoral Research Assoc.

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Shift: Day

Pay Rate: Salary commensurate with experience

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Type: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Application Types Accepted: Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?: No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?: No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?: No

Security Sensitive?: Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?: No

Require a certification?: No

Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Assoc.

Job Open Date: 10-11-2016

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled

Job Category: Professions

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences - 301400