[phenixbb] Job Openings: Industrial Post Doc - Structure Based Drug Design Method R&D

Lance Westerhoff lance at quantumbioinc.com
Fri Jun 11 12:02:21 PDT 2010

Hello All-

Good news! We have the following new position available. We are particularly interested in folks who have experience with xray refinement method research and development, so I figured this list would probably be a good fit. Please contact me if you know of anyone who might be interested:


Contact: Dr. Lance M Westerhoff - careers at quantumbioinc.com

Based at: QuantumBio Inc., 200 Innovation Boulevard, State College, PA 16803

On the Web: http://www.quantumbioinc.com/careers/

Job Purpose:

Beginning immediately, QuantumBio Inc, headquartered adjacent to The
Pennsylvania State University in State College, PA, is in need of a post
doctoral computational Biochemist/Chemist interested in continuing his or her
career within a dynamic, small-company environment.  Under the direction of Dr.
Lance M. Westerhoff, General Manager of QuantumBio, the successful
candidate will work with both academic and industrial partners to help
transition and validate the novel, quantum mechanically based structure-based
drug discovery technologies recently developed in the academic laboratory of Dr.
Kenneth M. Merz Jr. to QuantumBios product line. 

The successful candidate will be integral to this project and will focus his or
her efforts on the research and software development aspects necessary to
validate and deploy this novel technology across the pharmaceutical industry.
The position requires the candidate to have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry,
or related field along with experience with the methods and software in the
field. Due to the limited number of new work visas available, only American
citizens or candidates with valid work permits will be considered at this time. 
A willingness to publish is required, and experience with C++, high
performance programming, or xray refinement methods is a plus.

Opportunities for advancement may be available through additional
SBIR/STTR-style projects, and industry-supported collaborations.  Further, in
addition to the research and development duties of the project, the position
will afford the successful candidate with access to and experience with
QuantumBio's industry partners including a number of pharmaceutical, biotech, and
computational firms.

To apply, submit cover letter, CV, and one or two representative
publications to the Contact above.

About QuantumBio:

QuantumBio Inc is accelerating drug discovery efforts by providing
pharmaceutical, biotechnology companies and life science research organizations
with a next generation of Computer-Assisted Drug Design (CADD) and
Computer-Assisted Molecular Modeling (CAMM) solutions based on the increased
accuracy and power of quantum mechanics. These solutions include a number of
options tailored to each customers specific requirements including software
licensing, services, and customization.  See http://www.quantumbioinc.com/ 
for more!


Thank you for your time!

Lance M. Westerhoff, Ph.D.
General Manager
QuantumBio Inc. 

WWW:    http://www.quantumbioinc.com
Email:    lance at quantumbioinc.com

Phone:   814-235-6908
Fax:        814-235-6909

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