University of British Columbia
Professor Artem Cherkasov is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow with a demonstrated research background and experience in computer-aided drug design. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work on exciting drug discovery programs providing cutting-edge Deep-learning docking strategy to support structure-based and ligand-based virtual screening and lead optimization. • Strong problem solving and efficient communication skills. • Strong Deep-learning programming experience with GPUs. • Statistical data analysis and database management skills. • Strong python, bash, Perl, awk, and SVL programming skills. • Strong portfolio of open-source software available on GitHub. • Solid background in computational chemistry, biological chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmacokinetics. • Hands-on experience in structure-based and ligand-based drug design and compound library design. • Familiarity with state-of-the-art modeling and cheminformatics tools such as MOE, Schrodinger, OpenEye and ICM suite of program. Reading published papers and adapting procedures accordingly. Liaising with collaborators and present research findings in international conferences. Preparing manuscripts to high impact journals. Assisting with research proposals to be submitted to granting agencies.
June 18, 2022