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AIMOFGIFT ELKARTEK Project Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

The group Organometallics in Synthesis (OMS) of Prof. Esther Lete and Prof. Nuria Sotomayor and the CHEM.PTML Laboratory of Prof. Humbert G. Díaz (IKERBASQUE Prof.) are looking for candidates for post-doctoral position. The researcher will work funded by project: AIMOFGIFT: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guided Platform for Experimental Synthesis and Preclinical Assay of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOF) Drug Release Systems for Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Treatment (T) and Prevention. Sponsor: ELKARTEK 2022, (KK-2022/00032), SPRI, Basque Government. The project is being performed by a consortium between UPV/EHU, BCMATERIALS, TECNALIA, BIOCRUCES, and BIODONOSTI with expression of interest from FAES FARMA Company. The project focuses on the AI-guided development of new MOF-based drug delivery systems.

Job Description

OMS group and CHEM.PTML laboratory are in charge of the development of AI-Chemoinformatic models and synthesis, characterization, and preparation of samples of new drug derivatives to be released by the MOF-based systems. In this context, we are looking for a post doctorate level researcher in the area of Organic Synthesis (experimental) with basic knowledge of AI/ML Chemoinformatics. The contract will be until the end of the project, which has an estimated duration of 1 year.The postdoctoral researcher will work mainly in Organic synthesis laboratory (experimental) and will interact with AI/ML Chemoinformatics experts on the design and synthesis of newcompounds.
-Organic synthesis, Organometallic chemistry
-Structural characterization techniques NMR, IR, X-Ray, etc.
-Chemoinformatics skills are a plus.
PD: Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023/05/31 and Application Deadline 2023/03/31 are orientative we are open to interview candidates from now on and negotiate the dates and dedication. The position will be assigned as soon as possible after an adequate candidate reach to an agreement with our group.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2)  
Status Negotiable 
Hours Per Week   
Company/Institute UPV/EHU 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Biscay 
City Leioa (Greater Bilbao) 

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Organization IKERDATA S.L. 
Organization/Institution Type Academic 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab Faculty of Science and Technology, Dept. Org. and Inorg. Chemistry 
Country SPAIN 
City Leioa 
State/Province Biskaia 
Postal Code 48940 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-05-31 
Application Deadline 2023-03-31 
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