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Open postdoctoral positions

Project: Postdoctoral fellow/Researcher
Supervisors: Polishchuk Pavlo Ph.D., M.Sc.
Available: 1
Intended for: Postdoctoral training
Summary: The group of chemoinformatics and drug design at the Institute of
Molecular and Translational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and
Dentistry, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic
( seeks
for a postdoctoral fellow with experience in chemoinformatics and

The primary objective of the group is development of new computational
approaches and software tools in drug design and their application in
medicinal chemistry projects on hit/lead identification/optimization
and target identification.

The successful candidate will be mainly involved into the project on
de novo fragment-based drug design and optimization. He/she will
implement new and improve existing tools and approaches, validate them
retrospectively and apply those tools in ongoing medicinal chemistry
projects conducting at our institution in close collaboration with
medicinal chemists and biologists. The candidate can be involved in
other research projects depending on his/her experience and skills.

The formal requirements:
PhD in chemistry, chemoinformatics, computer science or related
fields or 3 years of experience in relevant fields
experience with molecular docking/pharmacophore modeling/machine
knowledge of RDKit
good Python programming skills and experience in software
data analysis skills
basic medicinal chemistry knowledge is a plus
good publication record
excellent writing and spoken English

The position will be opened for 2-3 years with a possibility of

Informal inquiries as well as applications, including curriculum vitae
and bibliography, cover letter describing candidate research interests
and past accomplishments should be sent via email to