Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Memphis, Tennessee
We follow NIH salary recommendations + health insurance for the postdoc.
September 11 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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Postdoctoral Fellow/Pharmaceutical Sciences - 17000000VC 


A postdoctoral position in cancer biology is immediately available at the UTHSC College of Pharmacy Drug Discovery Center (DDC) and Prof. Wei Li who is the Director of DDC. Recent PhD with strong research experience in cancer biology or a related field and have excellent skills in animal experiments are expected.


A minimum of two first author papers published in high impact journals in the cancer research field is required, and previous experience in assisting PI writing grant applications is strongly preferred but not required. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to independently carry out research projects with minimal supervision from the PI, has excellent written and communication skills, and can assist Dr. Li in his writing grant applications to achieve the goals of the DDC. The position is available immediately, with possibility of renewal dependent upon successful progress in research. Interested individuals should contact Prof. Wei Li by email

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral research fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.