Postdoctoral positions:

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Andrii Monastyrskyi, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, to develop small molecule for studying and modulating therapeutically relevant cancer targets.

We are seeking for highly motivated synthetic organic chemists and medicinal chemists to join a comprehensive drug discovery program at Moffitt.

Dr. Monastyrskyi is conducting highly interdisciplinary research focused on preclinical and IND safety assessment candidates developments which cover synthetic organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, computer-assisted drug design, cheminformatics, and chemical biology. 

Interested candidates should send a single PDF file that includes : (i) a cover letter outlining your motivations and suitability; (ii) current CV which include a full publication list; (iii) a summary of research accomplishments (4 pages maximum), and (iv) the names of 3 references by email to


Graduate students:

The Monastyrskyi Laboratory is always interested in recruiting exceptional Ph.D. students. Potential students should apply either through the graduate program in the Department of Chemistry at USF or the Cancer Chemical Biology Program at Moffitt. Current USF and Moffitt graduate students should contact Prof. Monastyrskyi directly by email to set up a meeting to discuss a rotation in the lab.


Undergraduate students:

Students should have completed at least one semester of organic chemistry before applying. To inquire about the availability of positions, email with your CV/resume and a statement of research interests.