Apostdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. Jianxiong Jiang laboratory, Departmentof Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy. The Postdoctoral Fellow will workwith Dr. Jiang in neuropharmacology and investigate the molecular mechanismsunderlying neuroinflammation-associated conditions utilizing both pharmacologicaland genetic approaches. The study is also involved in the identification of moleculartargets that are druggable for disease intervention. This postdoctoral fellow positionprovides multiple opportunities for career development in both academia andpharmaceutical industry for those who are interested in CNS drug discovery. Formore information about Dr. Jiang's current research, please visit the labwebsite (https://jiang.lab.uthsc.edu).
Preferencewill be given to applicants with research experience in epilepsy and/or gliomaand/or a degree in neuroscience, molecular pharmacology, biomedical sciences, orrelated field. Applicants with advanced skills in biochemistry, molecularbiology, cell biology, immunohistochemistry, and animal research are highly desired.Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
TheCollege of Pharmacy is located in the center of Memphis Medical District: The Universityof Tennessee Health Science Center; Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. JudeChildren's Research Hospital, an outstanding biomedical research community withsolid commitment to postdoctoral training. The College of Pharmacy is currently rankedNo. 20 in the nation by U.S. News &World Report and is among the top 20 pharmacy schools receiving researchfunding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.