26/03/2020

University Assistant (prae doc)


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Life Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/04/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Austria › Vienna
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Part-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    30
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    10685
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    No

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry of the Faculty of Life Sciences announces a position for a university assistant (prae-doc) on the topic of in silico prediction of the chemical reactivity of small molecules in the context of early drug discovery. The position is limited to 4 years.

Accomplishment of research projects at the interface of quantum chemistry and cheminformatics, to develop in silico models for the prediction of the chemical reactivity of small molecules, with the possibility of writing a dissertation.
- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement Accomplishment of research projects at the interface of quantum chemistry and cheminformatics, to develop in silico models for the prediction of the chemical reactivity of small molecules, with the possibility of writing a dissertation.
- We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within 12-18 months.
- Participation in teaching and independent teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement

Benefits

Eligibility criteria

- Completed degree (Master, Diplomingenieur or equivalent) in pharmacy, chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
- Sound knowledge of quantum chemistry and quantum chemical simulation
- Sound knowledge of medicinal chemistry
- Advanced programming skills
- Experience in scientific writing/publication
- Excellent command of the English language
- High level of self-motivation and commitment
- Ability to work in a team

Selection process

- Completed degree (Master, Diplomingenieur or equivalent) in pharmacy, chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
- Sound knowledge of quantum chemistry and quantum chemical simulation
- Sound knowledge of medicinal chemistry
- Advanced programming skills
- Experience in scientific writing/publication
- Excellent command of the English language
- High level of self-motivation and commitment
- Ability to work in a team

Additional comments

The University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is the oldest university in the German-speaking world and one of the largest in Central Europe. At present, about 88,000 students are enrolled in 180 courses at the University of Vienna. The University of Vienna is also the largest teaching and research institution in Austria with 8,900 employees, 6,700 of whom are scientists and academics.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    None

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

- Completed degree (Master, Diplomingenieur or equivalent) in pharmacy, chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
- Sound knowledge of quantum chemistry and quantum chemical simulation
- Sound knowledge of medicinal chemistry
- Advanced programming skills
- Experience in scientific writing/publication
- Excellent command of the English language
- High level of self-motivation and commitment
- Ability to work in a team

Desirable qualifications are
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Basic experience in research methods and academic writing

Application documents
- Letter of Motivation including ideas for a prospective doctoral project proposal
- Curriculum vitae
- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- Degree certificatess

Specific Requirements

- Completed degree (Master, Diplomingenieur or equivalent) in pharmacy, chemistry, cheminformatics, or a related field.
- Sound knowledge of quantum chemistry and quantum chemical simulation
- Sound knowledge of medicinal chemistry
- Advanced programming skills
- Experience in scientific writing/publication
- Excellent command of the English language
- High level of self-motivation and commitment
- Ability to work in a team

Desirable qualifications are
- Teaching experience / experience of working with e-learning
- Knowledge of university processes and structures
- Experience abroad
- Basic experience in research methods and academic writing

Application documents
- Letter of Motivation including ideas for a prospective doctoral project proposal
- Curriculum vitae
- List of publications, evidence of teaching experience (if available)
- Degree certificatess

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Austria
VIENNA
Vienna
1010
Universitätsring 1

EURAXESS offer ID: 508539
Posting organisation offer ID: 10685

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