A postdoctoral Research Associate in Synthetic Organic/Medicinal Chemistry is available at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. The successful candidate is expected to have recently obtained PhD and a strong track record of publications in the field. The main job duty is to design and synthesize compounds targeting biologically/pharmaceutically important proteins in cancer or infectious diseases. He or she is expected to work independently. In addition, he/she would receive training in computational drug design, molecular biology and/or x-ray protein crystallography for career development.