Postdoctoral Scientist

Location
Switzerland
Posted
Sep 28, 2016
Closes
Oct 26, 2016
Sector
Science
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
100%, starting date 1 November 2016, or upon mutual agreement

The Division of Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmacenter, is seeking a highly motivated and skilled scientist with a flair for modern natural products discovery and characterization.

Your duties

  • Bioactivity-driven natural products discovery projects with our technology platform for HPLC-based activity profiling combining on-line (PDA, ELSD, MS/MS) and off-line (microprobe NMR) spectroscopy with bioassays that are operated in house or with local and international co-operations
  • Overall responsibility for the NMR instrument of the research group (Bruker 500 MHz, with 1 mm TXI and 5 mm BB probes, and autosampler)

Your profile

  • PhD in Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, or Natural Products Chemistry
  • Strong expertise in structure elucidation by means of modern spectroscopic methods, in particular, hands-on experience in high-field NMR using advanced pulse sequences.
  • Committment for organizing NMR support for multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Strong publication record documenting the ability for high-quality research
  • Experience with chemometric data analysis, in silico tools for spectral simulation, including ECD calculation would be desirable.

We offer

  • A position in an international and highly productive research group
  • Involvement with interdisciplinary drug discovery projects
  • The position is for 2 years initially, with possibility for extension

For more information on the technology platform and current research, please consult our website at http://www.pharma.unibas.ch

Applications (via Email only) to

Prof. Matthias Hamburger, Pharmaceutical Biology, Pharmacenter

Klingelbergstrasse 50, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

matthias.hamburger@unibas.ch