Overview

Postdoctoral Fellow: Chemistry

JOB ID: 144
The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is a not-for-profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in collaboration with academic partners in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is seeking talented Medicinal and Synthetic Postdoctoral Fellow candidates to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on early stage translational research. Postdoctoral researchers in the medicinal chemistry group will work as part of a team of scientists to synthesize and characterize small molecules that represent new therapeutic approaches to unmet medical needs. The researcher will be synthesizing and designing analogs designed to optimize the potency, pharmacokinetics, safety and in vivo efficacy of potential drug candidates. Work will be published in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.

Upon successful completion of the program, the fellows fluent in both Mandarin and English will have the opportunity to transition to a permanent position at the Global Health Drug Discovery Institute, which is to be established in Beijing China by Tsinghua University and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

About The Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, stands at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.