1+ months

Post Doctorate Scholar Givens

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Post Doctorate Scholar Givens
Requisition Number DU10340
Department Name 8H200:Chemical & Materials Engineering
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 47,476.00- 55,000
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
PhD in Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or a related field
Required Related Experience
Research experience in nanoparticles, drug delivery and/or cell culture. Strong publication and/or grant writing record.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Monday – Friday and some weekends as needed to conduct research
Job Summary
A postdoctoral research position is open in Dr. Givens’ lab in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering. The research projects are an opportunity to apply chemical engineering knowledge to health equity research. The applicant will be responsible for developing polymeric drug delivery systems to treat endometrial cancer. Eligible candidates must have obtained a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or a related field. Prior experience in nanoparticles, drug delivery and/or cell culture is preferred.

Special Request #1 Submitted Grant Proposal (This can be travel grant, predoctoral funding grant, assistance on national grant, etc.)
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
  • Develop polymeric materials for nano-based drug delivery
  • In vitro screening for efficacy and toxicity
  • Promote healthy work culture, publication, and grant submission within the lab

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2023
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Posted: 2023-02-06 Expires: 2023-06-17

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