Summary of Position: This position is located at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Twin Cities in the Department of Pharmaceutics.
The laboratory of Dr. Hongbo Pang in the Department of Pharmaceutics at the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy (UMN CoP) is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate with training in the fields of immunology, disease modeling, nanotechnology or organic chemistry, to synergize with our strength in targeting peptides, targeted drug delivery, and peptide-guided therapeutic development.
The employee will work under the guidance of Assistant Professor Dr. Hongbo Pang in his research laboratory, based on the Minneapolis campus.
The University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy has been at the forefront of preparing pharmacists to be leaders in health care and society for over 125 years, and is consistently recognized as one of the best pharmacy schools in the nation.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 100% Conduct research in the interface of material, cell biology and therapeutic development. The identification of novel disease-seeking peptides, the development of peptide-assisted delivery system and therapeutics, and the exploration of its use in a variety of disease models.
Supervision: Supervise pre-doctoral students, undergraduate and junior postdocs.
Working Conditions: The work will be performed in a multi-disciplinary lab. The person in this position will be expected to interact with researchers from multiple backgrounds.
Restrictions: Limited to a period of five years. Limited to fields for which post-degree training is necessary for career entry.
* The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Required Qualifications: Degree and/or credentials: Ph. D., or equivalent terminal degree is required in a specific area of research.
Experience: None required.
Preferred Qualifications: Degree in related scientific field preferred: Bioengineering, Pharmaceutics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular and Cell biology, Bioinformatics. Strong background in disease modeling, immunology, nanomaterial or organic chemistry are highly encouraged to apply. Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent communication and writing skills.
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