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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department Center for Marine Science - 30600
Vacancy Number E175
Position Number 7993
Location of Workplace CMS Myrtle Grove
Summary of Position

The postdoctoral fellowship will support a full time, time-limited salaried PhD level fellow position at MARBIONC. The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary university/corporate laboratory environment. Goals of the project include bioassay development and drug discovery/development from marine sources.

Minimum Requirements

PhD in Organic Chemistry, Bio-organic chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using click chemistry, organic synthesis techniques, bio-organic chemistry, conjugation of pharmaceuticals and natural products.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Center for Marine Science at UNC Wilmington is dedicated to providing an environment that fosters a multidisciplinary approach to questions in basic marine research.

The mission of the center is to promote basic and applied research in the fields of oceanography, coastal and wetland studies, marine biomedical and environmental physiology, and marine biotechnology and aquaculture.

College/School Information
University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicant Instructions
Months Per Year 12 Months
Position Type Time-limited
Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions 03/31/2019
Job Posting Date 05/25/2017
Priority Consideration Date 07/01/2017
Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents

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