|CCL 18.03.02 Postdoc and PhD student openings in Computer-Aided Drug Design center|
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Date: Fri Mar 2 10:45:07 2018
Subject: 18.03.02 Postdoc and PhD student openings in Computer-Aided Drug Design center
We are seeking self-motivated individuals interested in combining chemistry, biology, physics and computers to make an impact in biomedical discovery and materials innovation. Example projects: - Dynamics and inhibition of proteases and kinases - Ion and proton transport in pH-gradient driven transmembrane proteins - Development/implementation of constant pH molecular dynamics for pKa predictions and free energy calculations - Dynamics and self-assembly of pH-responsive materials Requirement: - PhD student candidate shall have completed at least 2 physical chemistry courses - Skills in scripting and/or programming - Postdoc candidate shall have experience in molecular dynamics simulations and/or free energy calculations Compensation: - PhD student annual stipend level about $24k - Postdoc fellow annual salary range $44k-55k (commensurate with experience) Location: - She lab, CADD center, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, MD, USA - Within walking distance to Baltimore inner harbor - Within driving distance: 1 hr to Washington DC; 2 hrs to Philadelphia; 3 hrs to NYC Relevant publications: - Harris et al, Proton-coupled conformational allostery modulates the inhibitor selectivity for -secretase. J Phys Chem Lett 8: 4832-4837, 2017. - Huang et al, Mechanism of pH-dependent activation of the sodium-proton antiporter NhaA. Nat Commun 7: 12940, 2016. - Huang et al, Continuous constant pH molecular dynamics with particle-mesh Ewald and titratabe water. J Chem Theory Comput 12: 5411-5421, 2016. - Morrow et al, Stimuli-responsive self-assembly of polysaccharide through a rugged energy landscape. J Am Chem Soc 137: 13024-13030, 2015.
Please send cover letter and resume to Prof. Jana Shen jana.shen,rx.umaryland.edu http://www.computchem.orgNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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