Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Location
Boston
Posted
Mar 13, 2018
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Research Assoc

Requisition Number: STFR004414

Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Responsibilities:

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Torchilin, the director of the center. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will perform basic and applied research on drug delivery systems. Primary responsibilities will be to assist in initiating, executing, and completing research projects and grants. Specifically, they will include the implementation of a project and assembling related research papers, presentations, and grant proposals. Duties may also include laboratory maintenance and supervision of supporting research staff. This position is NIH research grant funded. These appointments generally do not extend beyond two years.

Qualifications:

Must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or pharmacology; be able to undertake full-time research and scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. Send resume to Dr. V.P. Torchilin, 312 MU, (617) 373-3224. This position will be posted internally for 10 days.

Additional Information:
Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs. Within Bouvé, the Behrakis Health Sciences Center houses a state of the art human performance and exercise laboratory with teaching and research space, including fully equipped exercise stress testing stations, metabolic carts, Lunar DEXA machine, an underwater weighing tank, Cybex and Keiser strength and power equipment, wet lab facilities for blood processing and muscle biopsies. The Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite, opened in 2013, provides a state-of-the-art simulation center for interprofessional education.


Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities. Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.




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