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Senior Research Molecular Pharmacologist

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Senior Research Molecular Pharmacologist
Employment Type Staff - Administration
Employment Status Full Time
Bi-weekly Hours
Appointment Length 12 Month
Duration of Appointment
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

• Design, execute and manage all aspects of research projects in the area of molecular pharmacology.
• Requires high-level expertise and experience in biotechnology, vascular, cancers and thrombosis models for evaluation of novel therapeutics and imaging.
• Supervise, train and guide a staff of scientists, technicians, undergraduate and graduate students in both ongoing research and individual research projects.
• Research, plan, write and manage external grants from federal, commercial and non-profit organizations in the area of Nanobiotechnology/pharmacology.
• Develop new in vitro and in vivo models for the successful completion of research projects
• Conduct and oversee various molecular biology, cell biology, histopathology, and pharmacology techniques.
• Perform animal surgeries and conduct in vivo imaging using IVIS, MRI, and other imaging modalities.
• Assign research projects and monitor progress
• Prepare, write, and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals
• Report on research progress at national and international conferences.

Additional Responsibilities:
• Cross-disciplinary functions:
• Assist with research progress in collaboration with all departments of PRI.
• Contribute as needed to secure grant funding.
• Mentoring:
• Advise and supervise graduate students, visiting scientist and trainees
• Participate in ACPHS and community outreach programs and events
• Support PRI research objectives by identifying, reaching out to and inviting external speakers to campus.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:
1. PhD in pharmacology, Biology or related field.
2. Minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
3. Proven track record of success in publishing results of research progress
4. Demonstrated experience in grant writing, specifically for federal agencies (i.e. NIH, DOD)

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number Non-Acad0392014
Desired Start Date 06/12/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 04/28/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
  4. Statement of Research Plans
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation (1)
  2. Brief Description of Research Interests
  3. Writing Sample, Peer Reviewed Publication
  4. Salary Requirements

Supplemental Questions

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