Postdoctoral Fellow


Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Postdoctoral Fellow Department Pharmaceutics Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $47,476 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position Yes- A pre-employment fingerprint background check will be required. Resource Critical No Description of the Job

The School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutics is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship opportunity. The incumbent will be responsible for leading and participating in research projects in the areas of immunotherapy of cancers (including melanoma, glioma, and breast cancer), nucleic acid immunotheranostics, and COVID -19 vaccine development. The duration of this position will be between six to eight months.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have received a PhD degree or equivalent within the past five years in the areas of pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, bioengineering, medical sciences and/or related fields.
-Previous research experience in one or multiple areas of nucleic acid
theranostics, immunotherapy, drug delivery, cancer or infectious diseases
-Excellent writing skills required, as evidenced by publications or grant‐writing experience
-Experience working with research animals
-Must possess strong self-motivation, problem-solving ability, and open communication

Preferred Qualifications

-Previous publications in the areas of nucleic acid theranostics, immunotherapy, drug delivery, cancer or infectious diseases

Job Open Date 11/18/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101830 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a doctoral degree in a related discipline from an accredited university?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application


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