Positions with the Lindsley Lab/VCNDD

The Lindsley Lab and the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery (VCNDD) are currenty seeking candidates for both Postdoctoral Researcher and Medicinal Chemist positions. These positions will be locates at our state of the art drug discovery center in the Cool Springs area of Franklin, Tennessee (about 15 miles south of the University).

Postdoctoral Researcher

We are currently seeking candidates for a Postdoctoral Researcher position. Our ideal candidate will be able to apply their synthetic skills in medicinal chemistry programs moving towards in vivo proof of concept tools, and clinical candidates. In addition, they will work closely with our staff scientists across medicinal chemistry, molecular pharmacology, drug metabolism, and in vivo behavior.

This is a wonderful opportunity for training and to engage in “big team” science. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in organic synthesis and/or medicinal chemistry.

Medicinal Chemist

We are not seeking Medicinal Chemists at this time. Check back every now and again as this will be updated when we are. When that time comes, our ideal candidate will have their B.S./M.S./Ph.D., a comprehensive background in synthetic chemistry, the ability to develop and interpret SAR, and incorporate DMPK findings into compound design. Previous experience in CNS therapeutic area is also preferred.

All positions require excellent communication and computer skills, the ability to work under moderate supervision and a high level of motivation and creativity. We offer competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience. Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity employer.

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please email Prof. Darren Engers.