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Postdoc, Medicinal Chemistry

The Stanford ChEM-H Medicinal Chemistry Knowledge Center (MCKC) is currently seeking a highly motivated and accomplished Postdoctoral Research Associate to develop new therapeutics. The candidate should have a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry and a desire to work in drug discovery. Successful candidates will work closely with collaborators and are expected to play a key role in the advancement of promising small molecule agents into the clinic for the purpose of testing innovative therapeutic hypotheses. The position requires a recent graduate with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry who is experienced with a wide range of synthetic reactions and competent with modern spectroscopic methods applied to structure determination including 1H and 13C NMR and mass spectrometry. Experience with modern purification technology is essential. Interested applicants should submit a C.V. and cover letter to Dr. Mark Smith (, Head of the Stanford ChEM-H MCKC.