Post Doctoral Fellow

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Classification Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow

Internal Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow



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College of Pharmacy


COP Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences

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Salary commensurate with qualifications.

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Full Time

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Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Research Grant (RGP)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Research Grant (RGP)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position in natural product drug discovery for neurological diseases using diverse natural sources. Training and experience in the areas of secondary metabolite fractionation and purification (chromatography methods) and structure determination (NMR and MS data interpretation) is strongly preferred. Prior experience in biomedical research with in vitro and in vivo assays is desirable. Responsibilities for the position include carrying out independent research projects mentored by the PI, management of daily lab functions, and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. This will be a fulltime position renewable for maximum of two years, renewal will depend on available funds. This position includes health insurance benefits.

The UofSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

The candidate must have a PhD in Microbiology, Pharmacognosy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related discipline by the appointment start date. Candidates should have a publication record in natural products research and experience on develop of in vitro biological assays.


Candidates should have a publication record in natural products research and experience on develop of in vitro biological assays. Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time