Post-doctoral Scholar

Iowa City, Iowa
$47,484 to commensurate
September 01 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pharmaceutics and Experimental Therapeutics at the College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa, to study tissue repair and regeneration. The successful candidate will work on externally funded projects focused on developing novel scaffolds and ex vivo and in vivo testing of these scaffolds for bone regeneration.  This position is highly collaborative, working closely with other faculty in the College of Dentistry.

The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in dental/oral sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical engineering or related field with demonstrated expertise working with stem and progenitor cells, gene expression systems, 3D bioprinting, biomaterials, excellent cell culture skills, and a strong background in molecular biology and tissue engineering. Qualified applicants must have experience working successfully in a team setting, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and a strong publication record. Preference will be given to applicants who have a strong track record as graduate students of engineering, oral sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, materials science, and/or biological research as evidenced by their published work.

The University of Iowa is located in Iowa City, a vibrant community located along the Iowa River in southeastern Iowa, offering outstanding schools, quality entertainment and sports, as well as literary, musical, and cultural opportunities. Iowa City is frequently rated highly in various “best-place-to-live” listings.

To learn about the required and desirable qualifications for this position and to apply, please to  and search for requisition #2843.  To learn about the College of Pharmacy please visit our website at

Specific questions about this position should be directed to: Prof. Aliasger Salem at, Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, College of Pharmacy, 115 S. Grand Ave., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.   All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.