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Post Doc in Drug and Vaccine Delivery
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Sep. 14, 2017
 
  • Post Doc in Drug and Vaccine Delivery
  • Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics
  • https://pharmacy.unc.edu/divisions/dpmp/
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Chapel Hill, NC
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately, but negotiable
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  • Post-Doc
  • Chemical/Petroleum
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other
 
 
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I AM SEEKING ONE ENGINEERING POSTDOC. I am looking for a highly motivated engineer to develop drug delivery strategies to modulate immune responses via vaccines and infectious disease treatments. Successful post doc candidates must hold or have a closely pending doctoral-level degree in chemistry, biomedical engineering or chemical engineering with solid background in materials applied to biological systems. Additionally, post doc candidates should have at least two first author publications in English language peer reviewed journals.

It is desired that candidates have at least one of the following biological skills: mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, ELISAs, mouse work, isolation of murine BMDCs, BMDC/T cell co-cultures, and/or NO/BCA/MTT type cell assays. Also they should have skills in biopolymers or metals, such as: double/single emulsion, nanoparticles, chemical synthesis of biomaterials, electrodeposition/electroporation, microfluidics, microfabrication/photolithography, PEG passivation or hydrogels.

The Ainslie lab is located at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the newly finished Marsico Hall. The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is #1 in the country. This position will be part of a NIH funded project. Our lab develops translational therapies to deliver therapeutics and modulate the immune system. Information on the Ainslie lab can be found at ainslielab.web.unc.edu.

As a post doc in the Ainslie lab you would be working closely with an interdisciplinary team of engineers and scientist and will be expected to be active in every level of the research from polymer development to work with different animal models. This position is a temporary position for 2-3 years. This is an entry level post doc position and I am not seeking individuals interested in starting the position as a research associate/technician or assistant research professor.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and the names and contact information of three references to: Dr. Kristy Ainslie at ainsliek@email.unc.edu. Please make the subject of your message: ‘Post Doc Position’. Please do not call me regarding your application, I will contact viable applicant directly.


  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


 
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  • Kristy Ainslie
    Molecular Pharmaceutics
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    4211 Marsico Hall
    125 Mason Farm Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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  • ainsliek@email.unc.edu
 

 

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