WHO Fellowship Positions for Training in High Throughput Screening

02 Feb
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WHO-TDR is accepting applications for two fellowship positions for
training in high throughput screening (HTS) as part of its drug
discovery programme against infectious tropical diseases. This one-year
fellowship will support the training of postdoctoral scientists from
Africa who have interest in drug discovery. Applicants must have a PhD
or equivalent in biological or chemical sciences and be currently
affiliated to an institution in Africa, where s/he will return upon
completion of training.

The successful candidates will spend their fellowship year at the
National Centre for Drug Screening (NCDS), Shanghai, China, an
institute affiliated with the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica,
Chinese Academy of Science. The candidate will be trained in HTS drug
discovery technologies, assay development and other techniques within
the context of the current screening collaboration with NCDS, NovoNordisk and the World Health Organization

These fellowships are available immediately. Please submit your
application letter and curriculum vitae electronically to Ms. Brenda
Nahataba (nahatabab@who.int)

Application deadline: 15 February 2009

In your application letter, please state clearly why this training will be valuable to the applicant and his/her institution.