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Postdoctoral Research Associate/Scientist, Industrial Pharmacy Lab, Dept of Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Competitive salary plus full benefits
Closing date
Dec 8, 2021
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University of the Sciences (USciences) has an immediate need for a qualified candidate for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate/Scientist in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. The position involves formulation and pharmaceutical analyses in the Industrial Pharmacy Laboratory (IPhL) at USciences. The position reports to Dr. Pardeep Gupta, Director, IPhL. The facility is focused on development of drug delivery systems for small molecules and proteins. These include solid dosage forms, lipid-based and nanoparticle delivery systems, and bioanalytical support. The IPHL is a recently renovated facility with an array of instrumentation including LCMS, pharmaceutical R&D equipment, lyophilizer, ELISA systems and XRD equipment.

The applicant should have a BS, MS, or PhD degree in pharmaceutical sciences or related field with experience with research techniques in drug delivery design and analytical techniques.  Experience with HPLC and formulations is highly desirable. Willing to work with animals (rodents) is required. The candidate should be a motivated individual with ability to design experimental approaches. The candidate will also be required to work with and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

The finalist will be required to successfully pass a background check.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please upload your CV and cover letter. These documents must be submitted together as one document through the resume upload field.


USciences values and supports a diverse and inclusive place to learn and work. Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Community:

USciences is a part of the University City District (UCD) which has world-renowned anchor institutions, small businesses, and residents. Our area is rich with health systems that provide direct patient care as well as numerous opportunities for collaborative research and clinical practice.  Our institution is within walking distance to the Philadelphia VA, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a city health center. UCD is also a vibrant place to work and live.  It’s a destination for eclectic food, boasts excellent public transit, and has bike lanes and numerous bike share locations.  With a Walk Score of 90, it is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Philadelphia.  For more information about UCD, please visit their website at:

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