Research Assistant Professor - MOPH
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Application Deadline: 10/27/2012
Vacancy ID #: FAC0000115
The Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is seeking to fill a fixed-term research faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate will have broad expertise in molecular biology to immunology. The selected candidate will have appointments in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC).
The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. degree in a biomedical or pharmaceutical discipline.
Qualification and Experience:
The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. degree, at least 10 years of experience ranging from molecular biology to immunology and a strong entrepreneurial background. The candidate must have a proven research and publication record of development, optimization, and implementation of cell-based assays to investigate the internalization and cellular trafficking of micro and nano-sized nanoparticles, preferably with PRINT® particles. The ideal candidate must have an understanding of top down fabrication of particles of a range of compositions with emphasis on PLGA, PEG hydrogel and proteins utilizing novel cross linking systems. Skills in cell culture manipulations (transfection, selection, cloning) and molecular biology techniques specifically as it relates to the design of and evaluation of nanoparticle constructs are required. Applicants must also have experience with confocal microscopy, TEM, fluorescence spectroscopy, flow cytometry, and other analytical techniques. Must be able to work independently but also work as part of a team and interacting with a diverse group of people. The candidate must have extensive experience of presenting information effectively, both orally and in writing. A proven track record of project management must be demonstrated.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified candidates should attach the following materials: cover letter, CV, detailed statement of research program and interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Cover letter and any questions should be addressed to:
Anthony Di Pasqua, PhD
Chair, Search Committee
Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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