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Subject: 17.09.21 Post-doctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Canada
The Vancouver Prostate Centre (VPC) has an exceptional opportunity available
for a Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab to join our research team.

We are looking for a talented Postdoc to join the computer-aided drug design
group of Professor Artem Cherkasov. The Postdoc will work on exciting drug
discovery programs providing essential computational chemistry support to
structure-based and ligand-based virtual screening and lead optimization.

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

More information on Dr. Cherkasov and his team can be found here: 

	PhD in Computational Chemistry or Biology.

	Strong problem solving skills in cheminformatics and bioinformatics.

	Solid background in biological chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal
        chemistry and pharmacokinetics.

	2 years of hands-on experience in structure-based and ligand-based drug
        design and compound library design.
        Expertise in ligand-protein and protein-protein docking, homology
        modeling, MD simulation and free energy perturbation calculations,
        pharmacophore modeling, and QSAR.

 	Familiarity with state-of-the-art modeling and cheminformatics tools such
        as MOE, Schrodinger, and OpenEye suite of programs. 

	Minimum 1-year programming experience using SVL, R, Perl, python or other
        programming languages.

	Background in deep learning is beneficial.

	Statistical data analysis and database management skills.
To apply for this position, please email with
subject line Postdoctoral Fellow, Cherkasov Lab with the following items attached:

	Current CV
	Covering letter
	Research proposal 

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2017. No telephone
calls or drop-in inquiries accepted. Only those under consideration will be
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