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Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium: The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historic roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society. The University of Antwerp develops, provides access to and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, teaching and service to society. It carries out these tasks in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility. Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Doctoral Grant (BOF) area of computational chemistry, molecular dynamics and medicinal chemistry – 2017BAPDOCPROEX196

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences for a

Doctoral Grant by the University Research Fund (BOF) in the area of computational chemistry, molecular dynamics and medicinal chemistry

“Computational investigations of the catalytic mechanism of Staphylococcus aureus transglycosylase: design and chemical synthesis of novel mechanism-based inhibitors”

Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

Job description

  • You prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of molecular dynamics and medicinal chemistry.
  • You publish scientific articles related to the research project of the assignment.
  • You contribute to teaching and research in Medicinal Chemistry group of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Profile and requirements

  • You hold a master degree in chemistry, physics, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry or biomedical sciences.
  • You can submit outstanding academic results.
  • Students in the final year of their degree can also apply.
  • Foreign candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Your academic qualities comply with the requirements stipulated in the university’s policy.
  • You are quality-oriented, conscientious, creative and cooperative.
  • The ideal candidate should have experience with molecular dynamics of membrane-bound proteins, QM/MM simulations and molecular docking. Experience in organic chemistry is a plus.

We offer

  • a doctoral scholarship for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal for a further two-year period after positive evaluation;
  • the start date of scholarship will be 1 October, 1 November or 1 December 2017 or 1 January 2018;
  • a gross monthly grant ranging from € 2.280,27 – € 2.419,84;
  • a dynamic and stimulating work environment.

How to apply?

Applications may only be submitted online until the closing date 15 August 2017 and should include a copy of your CV and a cover letter.
A pre-selection will be made from amongst the submitted applications.
The remainder of the selection procedure is specific to the position and will be determined by the selection panel.
The interviews of the candidates, preselected by a selection panel, will take place from 21 August until 15 September 2017.
More information about the application form can be obtained from vacatures@uantwerpen.be.
For questions about the profile and the description of duties, please contact Prof. Hans De Winter, +3232652740, hans.dewinter@uantwerpen.be.

Computational Chemistry & Medicinal Chemistry PhD Position @ Antwerp University Belgium

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