Summary of Position: This position is located at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Twin Cities in the Department of Pharmaceutics in the laboratory of Dr. Hongbo Pang in the Department of Pharmaceutics.
The employee will work under the guidance of Assistant Professor Hongbo Pang. The University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy has been at the forefront of preparing pharmacists to be leaders in health care and society for over 125 years, and is consistently recognized as one of the best pharmacy schools in the nation. The interests and activities of Pang Lab can be found at https://sites.google.com/umn.edu/pang/home
The individual in this position is responsible for performing research in the fields of cell and molecular biology, assay development and animal work. Other responsibilities include training new lab members for basic techniques, assisting in grant and manuscript writing, and lab management.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 50%
Carry out work such as cell culture, cell-based assays, and molecular biology experiments. Consult and participate with PI and other researchers from within and outside of the lab.
Assist with initial design, and implementation of state-of-the-art technologies to study nanomaterial entry into cells and transport between cells.
Hits validation with in vitro and in vivo technologies.
Dissemination of results in scientific journals and at conferences
Train new lab members and lab management.
Supervision: No formal supervisory duties
Working Conditions: The work will be performed in a multi-disciplinary lab. The person in this position will be expected to interact with researchers from multiple backgrounds.
* The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
Required Qualifications: MS degree in the field of cell and molecular biology and 2 or more years of post-graduate research, or BS/BA and 4 years of related experience. Ability to work independently. Experience with cell cultures and cell-based assays.
Preferred Qualifications: Solid track record in scientific publishing and writing Quantitative PCR, Western Blotting, molecular cloning, etc. Chemical screening and in vitro/in vivo validation Experience with animal models
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.