Position Information: DescriptionThe Department of Chemistry is seeking a 12-month, post-doctoral research fellow to conduct research on development of drug delivery nanosystems and in vitro and in vivo investigations of the drug delivery nanosystems. The initial appointment will be for one year and is full time and benefitted, with potential for renewal for a second year, pending annual review of performance and continued availability of funding.The Department of Chemistry in Abbott Hall is well equipped for ongoing research performed by individual faculty funded by external funding from National Science Foundation, ND EPSCoR, PRF ACS and other agencies. Abbott Hall houses 29 laboratories and classrooms, over 30 faculty and student offices including space that provides for modern teaching and research facilities in the state of North Dakota and surrounding regions.Duties & Responsibilities
Synthesize organic molecules and functional polymers Construct and characterize nanoparticle formulations for optimal performance as drug delivery vehiclesDesign and evaluate targeting ligands to enable targeted deliveryInvestigate the nanomaterials for in vitro and in vivo screeningAnalyze and interpret obtained data as a member of a cross-disciplinary teamDraft manuscripts for publication and proposals for external grantsMaintain instruments and lab environment
Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic in researchCapable of working independentlyGood oral and written communication skillsEffective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and studentsAbility to mentor junior team members
- Ph.D. in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, biomedical engineering, or a related field
- Successful completion of criminal history records check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Research experience in organic/polymer synthesisResearch experience in drug deliveryExperience in bioimagingExperience in in vitro/in vivo research involving nanomaterialsExperience in publishing first-authored papers
Minimum Hiring Salary$40,000 annually, full-time, benefittedWork Schedule/Start DateStart date of August 1, 2022 To ApplyFor full consideration, applications must include the following materials:
Cover letter Curriculum Vitae Contact information for 3 references
Review of applications will begin on 07/18/2022. Position is open until filled. Please refer any questions about this position to Dr. Binglin Sui at [email protected]
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