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Assistant Professor Biochemistry/Structural Biology | Structural Biology

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Assistant Professor Biochemistry/Structural Biology
Job ID: 24001
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Location: Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina
Physician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare7/17/2017The Assistant Professor of Biochemistry/Structural Biology position is a full-time regular (40 hrs/week) faculty position at Wake Forest School of Medicine. JOB DUTIES SPECIFIC TO THIS POSITION:The individual in this position will contribute to the development, synthesis, purification and...

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The Assistant Professor of Biochemistry/Structural Biology position is a full-time regular (40 hrs/week) faculty position at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

JOB DUTIES SPECIFIC TO THIS POSITION:

The individual in this position will contribute to the development, synthesis, purification and analytical characterization of novel small molecule compounds that inhibit multiple targets for the prevention and treatment of kidney stones in hyperoxaluria patients. The candidate will be part of a larger team and will: (1) evaluate the current portfolio of compounds and experimental data; (2) work with the structural biologists to design modifications to current and new hit compounds using crystallographic and computational approaches; (3) research and design synthetic routes for target compounds; (4) prepare, purify and characterize the target compounds; (5) submit compounds to the technical support, as they screen the compounds in biochemical and cell-based assays; (6) advise technical support concerning compound solubility and other properties; (7) manage a database of all compounds and inventory; (8) meet regularly with the PI and the team to discuss data and priorities; (9) advise and mentor the team on ADMET profiling strategies and drug development concerns; and (10) prepare summary reports for internal use and extramural grant and other funding applications.

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