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Open Positions

The Lindsley Lab and the Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery (WCNDD) are currently seeking candidates for both Postdoctoral Researcher and Medicinal Chemist positions. These positions will be located 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 Scholar in Medicinal Chemistry

Professor Lindsley is not seeking new postdoctoral applicants at this time. However, future applicants should check back regularly for updates.  Typically,  the ideal candidate should be able to apply their synthetic expertise in organic and/or medicinal chemistry to current programs, developing in vivo proof-of-concept tools and clinical candidates.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Molecular Pharmacology

Professor Lindsley is seeking talented and motivated applicants for a postdoctoral research position in Molecular Pharmacology.  The principal function of this position is to provide support for basic and translational pharmacology efforts related to neurological and psychiatric diseases, and provide critical in vivo proof of concept data for novel targets/mechanisms. Successful candidates will collaborate with individuals involved in the WCNDD including behavioral pharmacology, chemistry, and in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics.  Please send your updated CV and three (3) letters of recommendation to Prof. Darren Engers.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Behavioral Pharmacology

Professor Lindsley is seeking talented and motivated applicants for a postdoctoral research position in Behavioral Pharmacology.  The principal function of this position is to provide support for ongoing in vivo research efforts related to neurological and psychiatric diseases, and provide critical in vivo proof of concept data for novel targets/mechanisms. Successful candidates will collaborate with individuals involved in the WCNDD including molecular pharmacology, chemistry, and in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. Please send your updated CV and three (3) letters of recommendation to Prof. Darren Engers and Prof. Jerri Rook.

Research Assistant I (Term) in Behavioral Pharmacology

Professor Lindsley is seeking talented and motivated applicants for a Research Assistant I (Term) position in Behavioral Pharmacology.  The principal function of this position is to provide support for ongoing in vivo research efforts related to neurological and psychiatric diseases. Successful candidates will collaborate with individuals involved in the WCNDD including molecular pharmacology, chemistry, in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, and in vivo pharmacology. Please send your updated CV and three (3) letters of recommendation to Prof. Darren Engers and Prof. Jerri Rook.

Research Assistant II (Term) in DMPK

Professor Lindsley is seeking talented and motivated applicants for a Research Assistant II (Term) position in Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK).  The principal function of this position is to provide support for ongoing in vivo research efforts related to neurological and psychiatric diseases. Preferred applicants will have experience in handling small animals, including compound administration via IV, IP and PO, as well as collection of tissues and samples, including blood and plasma.  Successful candidates will collaborate with individuals involved in the WCNDD including molecular pharmacology, chemistry, in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics, and in vivo pharmacology. Please send your updated CV and three (3) letters of recommendation to Prof. Darren Engers and Prof. Jerri Rook.

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 contact Prof. Darren Engers.