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Postdoctoral Associate
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jun. 5, 2019
Title Postdoctoral Associate
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Physiology and Biophysics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - General
    Physics - General

Position Summary
In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of the PI and will perform computational chemistry experiments. This activity will entail making homology models of proteins, docking ligands into binding sites, parameterizing structures, running molecular dynamics simulations, analyzing trajectories and estimating binding energies. You will interpret the results with regard to protein structure/function and ligand binding. You will be responsible for formulating the exact experimental protocols and writing up the results of the experiments and analyses for publication in scientific journals. You will also be expected to present the results at scientific meetings.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry, Physics, Biophysics or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience in investigating membrane receptors, allosteric proteins and ligand binding sites, and using computational approaches to estimate small ligand binding pathways and free energies. Familiarity with the kinetics of transitions between different conformational states is desirable.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $50,000 – $60,000
Work Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

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