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St. John's University

Location: JamaicaNY 11439 Document ID: AD294-0AV7 Posted on: 2019-09-1809/18/2019 Job Type: Part-time

Job Schedule:Part-time

Part-Time Research Associate - Organic

St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.

A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.

Part-Time Research Associate

A technician position is available immediately in the laboratory of Tanaji Talele, Ph.D. in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences at John's University in New York City.

The Talele laboratory focuses on design and synthesis of novel small molecule inhibitors for Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase for the treatment of cancer.

The ideal candidate holds a BS in chemical sciences, familiar with modern spectroscopic techniques (NMR, MS), and organic synthesis. We are looking for a highly motivated individual. This position is an excellent opportunity for the candidate to gain exposure to many aspects of drug discovery (computational design, drug-like property profiling, biochemical assays and multi-parameter SAR optimization). We offer an enriching and interactive basic and pharmaceutical science environment.

Responsibilities: medicinal chemistry optimization of novel small molecule anti-cancer lead compounds, establishing SAR and planning the synthesis of new compounds. This will entail thorough reading of the literature, planning, execution, optimization and analysis of multi-step reaction steps. To apply, please include a cover letter including a statement of research interest, full CV and contact information for three references.

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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