The postdoctoral fellowship in pharmaceutical sciences at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) is supported by Davis Family Fund to Dr. Oyewumi. For the position, we seek a highly motivated and qualified scholar that is passionate about building their professional profiles prior to embarking on careers in the pharmaceutical industry or academia. The position is available immediately. This position is a full-time appointment within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and will report to the principal investigator.
Responsibilities include designing, conducting and analyzing scientific experiments in the field of advanced drug delivery, drug product development and cancer therapeutics. Successful candidates should be effective in presenting research results in oral and written formats, developing and maintaining knowledge of the current scientific literature. Operates highly independently. May supervise graduate students, professional student externs, and staff employees. Priorities will be given to candidates that have professional experience in publication writing. The qualified applicant must have strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and conduct multiple experiments simultaneously. This fellowship will last 1 year with the possibility for renewal on a yearly basis based on performance.
Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
1. Design and Perform studies in the laboratory on assigned projects. Devise new protocols and techniques for research projects and have a willingness to learn new methods and approaches of problem-solving. Generate quality data from studies 2. Prepare reports and present research findings for presentations. Write manuscripts for publication. Contribute to grant writing. 3. Consults with faculty on projects and provides guidance to students, instructs and trains students and research staff in established techniques and procedures. 4. Oversees the maintenance of laboratory, equipment and supplies, as well as safety & animal regulations. 5) Perform other duties as assigned
Education/Degrees: Ph.D., or expected Ph.D. by time of appointment, in pharmaceutical sciences, biomedical sciences or related fields. Knowledge in biomaterials, advanced drug delivery systems and cancer therapeutics will be an added advantage for the position.
Experience: Research experience obtained via doctorate studies may include working with cells, rodent models of diseases. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in the application of a spectrum of laboratory and molecular biology techniques in field of pharmaceutical sciences.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
• Conceptual understanding of research issues. • Technical expertise in performing experiments. • Ability to independently produce, analyze and present scientific data. • Good written and oral communication skills. • Ability to write and publish independently. • Ability to communicate written or verbally with both non-scientific as well as scientific audiences • Ability and desire to develop grantsmanship in the preparation of competitive funding proposals. • Builds and maintains positive working relationships, within individual work groups and across departments, through open communication and collaboration; works with others to accomplish goals and objectives. • Provides high-quality customer service in all relationships with colleagues (inside and outside his/her department, students, NEOMED guests, and leaders; views all interactions as a potential customer service opportunity. • Self?motivated, highly organized applicants with independent working abilities, interpersonal communication and writing skills. • Continual development of professional skills.
Key Competencies: • Communication (ALL): Builds and maintains open, transparent and effective lines of communication, within and outside the University, to better serve team members and customers; appropriately tailors written and verbal messages to target audiences. • Teamwork (non-managers): Builds and maintains positive working relationships, within individual work groups and across departments, through open communication and collaboration; works with others to accomplish goals and objectives. • Service Excellence: Maintains focus on service excellence in all relationships with colleagues, students and NEOMED guests; views all interactions as a potential opportunity for demonstrating NEOMED’s focus on serving others. • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/DE&I: Practices inclusion of those unique human qualities that are different from our own and outside the groups to which we belong; respects and values all people, nurtures open dialogue between those of differing perspectives; and empowers people to express themselves and show an appreciation of others. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)at NEOMED includes in addition to the dimensions of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, it also includes socioeconomic status, physical attributes and abilities; political, cultural, and intellectual ideologies and practices. • Civility: Civility at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) involves treating people with dignity, respect, and courtesy which involves efforts to understand differences and a general awareness of the rights, wishes, concerns and feelings of others. It involves speaking in ways that are respectful, responsible, restrained and principled, and avoiding that which is offensive, rude, demeaning or threatening.
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About Northeast Ohio Medical University
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