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Subject: 20.06.29 Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab
Vancouver Prostate Centre 

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

The Vancouver Prostate Centre: 
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:

Cherkasov Lab:
Professor Artem Cherkasov is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Research 
Fellow with a demonstrated research background in machine learning to join 
his computer-aided drug design group. 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.
More information on Dr. Cherkasov and his team can be found here:

Qualifications and Requirements:
- PhD in Computational Chemistry or Computational Biochemistry.
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
- Research experience in developing machine learning methods for life 
- Strong deep learning programming experience with GPUs.
- Statistical data analysis and database management skills.
- Demonstrated experience using various programming languages including 
Python, BASH, Perl, AWK, and SVL.
- Well-developed portfolio of open-source software available on GitHub.
- Solid background in computational chemistry, biological chemistry, 
organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry and pharmacokinetics. 
- Practical 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 Molecular Operating Environment (MOE), Schrdinger, and OpenEye 
suite of programs.

- Reading published papers and adapting procedures accordingly.  
- Liaising with collaborators and presenting research findings at 
international conferences. 
- Preparing manuscripts for submission to high impact journals. 
- Assisting with the creation of research proposals to be submitted to 
granting agencies.
Application Procedures
To apply for this position, please email careers* 
with subject line Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cherkasov Lab with the 
following items attached:
- Current CV
- Cover letter

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