Organic synthesis and Drug discovery Postdoc position in Australia

We are looking for a motivated, hard-working scientist skilled in the art of organic synthesis to drive this new project for our labs. Your role will be to: synthesize and characterize new drug candidates work with our biological collaborators in an iterative cycle of testing and synthesis design and synthesize analogues and conjugates that will reveal the mechanism of actionmanage a small team of students investigating related chemistry.

The position is available from 1 July 2015. Visa sponsorship will be available if required.

To be considered for this position it is essential that you address the online selection criteria. For guidance on how to apply visit: How to apply for an advertised position. Please note that resumes need to include contact details of at least three referees and a list of publications.

Remuneration package: $100,897 p.a. (which includes a base salary of $85,258 p.a., leave loading and up to 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation).

Specific enquiries about the position can be directed to Associate Professor Mat Todd (, or Associate Professor Peter Rutledge (, General enquiries can be directed to Ugo De Gori on 02 8627 1234.

CLOSING DATE: 17 May 2015 (11.30pm Sydney time)

The University is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications from equity target groups, including women and people with disabilities are encouraged. As the University of Sydney has established a scheme to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff employed across the institution, applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are also encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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