A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Irina Sevrioukova in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences at the UC Irvine. The successful applicant will study the inhibitory mechanism of the major human drug-metabolizing enzyme, cytochrome P450 3A4, to develop the next generation of pharmacoenhancers via rational structure-based inhibitor design. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the successful applicant will design and execute the synthesis of small molecules to explore their biological activities as
potential drug candidates.

The project will require an expertise and PhD in organic, synthetic and/or medicinal chemistry. Prior experience in the field is not required but highly desirable.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter with a short summary of past research accomplishments, names and contact information of three references to the following on-line
recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07458

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.