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Job Title: Medicinal Chemist / Synthetic Organic Chemist
Location: Lawrence, KS
ViroVax LLC is a start-up company located in Lawrence, KS. Funded by an NIAID Contract, ViroVax seeks talented and motivated medicinal chemists to conduct research in aspects of design, syntheses, and characterization of synthetic organic compounds that are expected to activate innate immune receptors. This position is located in a research facility in Lawrence, Kansas.
Qualified candidates must have a PhD in Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry or a related discipline, and must be US citizens (or US Permanent Residents). Candidates with strong interdisciplinary training and familiarity with innate immune (TLR/NLR) active chemotypes are encouraged to apply.
ViroVax offers competitive compensation, and an attractive benefits package.
Sunil A. David, MD, PhDsdavid@virovaxllc.com
Business Office: 2029 Becker Drive, Lawrence, KS 66047
Laboratories: 4950 Research Parkway, Lawrence, KS 66049
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