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Subject: 16.08.02 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab
Vancouver Prostate Centre

The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has an exceptional opportunity
available for a Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab to join our research

VPC has a large, multi-disciplinary research program that undertakes
basic, clinic, and translational research. It is a National Centre of
Excellence and a designated Centre of Excellence for Commercialization
and Research. It is affiliated with the University of British Columbia
and the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. Further details on VPC and
its research programs are available at

We are looking for a talented Postdoc to join the computer-aided drug
design group of Professor Artem Cherkasov. The Postdoc will work on
exciting drug discovery programs providing essential computational
chemistry support to structure-based and ligand-based virtual screening
and lead optimization.

More information on Dr. Cherkasov and his team can be found here: 

Qualifications and Requirements:

	Strong problem solving and efficient communication skills.

	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.

	Expertise in ligand-protein and protein-protein docking, homology
        modeling, MD simulation and free energy perturbation
        calculations, pharmacophore modeling, and QSAR.

	Familiarity with state-of-the-art modeling and cheminformatics tools
        such as MOE, Schrodinger, and OpenEye suite of programs. 

	Statistical data analysis and database management skills.

	Strong Perl, SVL, Java, C# or python programming skills.
To apply for this position, please forward a current CV and covering
letter via e-mail with subject line Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab
to Colleen Cheung, Administrative/HR Assistant at Please indicate that you found the job
posting on CCL.Net in your the first paragraph of your covering letter.

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