Search for University Jobs in Sciences

Job ID: 207464

Post Doctoral Fellow
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Mar. 20, 2023
Title Post Doctoral Fellow
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Biology - Biochemistry

Post Doctoral Fellow


Chemistry & Biochemistry - NFR JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Postdoctoral Fellow in Drug Discovery at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.


A self-motivated biochemist with the desire to help lead an NIH-funded program in anticancer drug discovery is sought. The candidate will work on the interfaces of synthetic chemistry and cell biology to solve challenges in cisplatin resistant small molecule drug discovery.

Experience in both organic synthesis and cell biology is essential, as are excellent oral and written communication skills and a talent for project leadership. Experience with drug discovery, such as high throughput screening, photoaffinity labelling, confocal microscopy, computer aided drug design, and/or structural biology, is a plus.

The position is open immediately and applications are being accepted until the position is filled. For more information about the position please contact: and/or visit our website: Address: Anita Mattson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 60 Prescott St., Worcester, MA, USA, 01605.

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit:

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

Please see the job description for contact details
pertaining to this university job announcement.


Refer this job to a friend or colleague!

New Search | Previous