Available Positions


Postdoc Researcher

An NIH funded postdoc researcher position currently available in Dr. Wei Li’s lab in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the College of Pharmacy, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, to carry out the organic synthesis of novel tubulin inhibitors for cancer and non-calcemic vitamin D analogs for inflammation. The ideal postdoctoral researcher candidate would have very strong background in synthetic organic chemistry as demonstrated by related published papers, strong self-motivated and be able to finish assigned work under minor supervision, and be able to write/publish scientific articles. Knowledge about aspects in small molecule drug discovery will also be helpful. The initial appointment will be for one year according to our university policy, with possible renewal up to three years upon satisfactory performance and mutual agreement. Interested applicant should send a copy of the CV, sample published papers, and names of three references via email to wli@uthsc.edu.

Fall 2013 Student Position

The lab will also have an opening for a PhD graduate student position for Fall 2013. Please refer to requirement in the graduate program and procedures to apply from this website: http://www.uthsc.edu/pharmacy/pharmsci/gradprograms/.

For more information about the group, please visit our group website.

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