Postdoc posion in Organic synthesis and bioorganic chemistry USA

A position is available for a postdoctoral fellow with training in bioorganic chemistry who wishes to engage in research pertaining to the chemistry and biochemistry of functional RNA molecules.This position provides the opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work both independently and collaboratively within an innovative, multi-disciplinary laboratory environment.

A PhD in chemistry with experience in organic synthesis is required, preferably pertaining to nucleic acids.

 Familiarity with the principles and techniques of molecular biology is also desirable.

Qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae and the names of three individuals who would be willing to provide letters of recommendation to Kathy Sterling at


The Scripps Research Institute, a nonprofit biodmedical research organization.