Postdoctoral Research Associate

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Oxford, Mississippi
Salary commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience
May 15 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Highly motivated and enthusiastic candidates are invited to lead projects devising novel drug delivery systems for cancer therapy. The position is available immediately with the possibility for annual contract renewal based on performance evaluation and funding availability.

The postdoctoral fellow will bring his or her skills, knowledge and experience to be actively involved in the development and evaluation of innovative drug delivery strategies to improve therapeutic outcomes. The fellow will be required to work independently and as a part of team, plan and perform experiments, analyze and interpret data, communicate results in reports and prepare manuscripts. The multidisciplinary nature of the research will allow the fellow to utilize a wide range of sophisticated techniques, as well as interact and collaborate with other research groups. The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to direct graduate students and aid in the preparation of grant applications.

Applicants must have a PhD or MD degree in pharmaceutics, pharmacology, bioengineering, biology, chemistry or a related field. Expertise in animal studies and ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks are essential. Applicants should have experience in handling mice, HPLC analysis, cell culture, molecular/cellular biology techniques, cancer biology, and/or polymer chemistry. The applicant should have a strong publication record and a clear understanding of research methodology.

Applications must be submitted at  

Applicants should electronically submit three letters of recommendation.

The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.