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POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARRequisition # 3474Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Monday, March 15th, 2021Advertising Started on:Friday, February 19th, 2021College:College of PharmacyDepartment:Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental TherapeuticsSalarySalary:$53,760.00 to CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePercent Time:100%Position Description:University of Iowa/College of PharmacyDepartment of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental TherapeuticsPostdoctoral ScholarThe Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics at the College of Pharmacy, University of Iowa has an opening for a full-time postdoctoral scholar in the laboratory of Dr. Reza Nejadnik. The University of Iowa provides an outstanding research environment, and the research lab is being established in the College of Pharmacy Building, a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility, providing an exciting and unparalleled work environment for conducting cutting-edge drug development research.We are seeking a highly motivated and an independent postdoctoral scholar, with training and expertise in the field of protein pharmaceuticals. The research projects provide opportunities to have major, positive impacts on human medicine by investigating the causes and mechanisms of aggregation and particle formation in therapeutic proteins. This position will offer numerous opportunities for the right candidate to hone their experimental, project management and scientific writing skills, by working closely with the PI on setting up the lab and working on grants and manuscripts. Additionally, the postdoctoral scholar's expertise will be strongly enhanced in the general areas of formulation and delivery science, pharmaceutical biotechnology and drug development.Education Requirement:A Ph.D. in biophysics, biochemistry, pharmaceutics, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or a closely related field.Required Qualifications:Excellence in the field by evidence of completed research projects and publications.Strong background in some combination of the following areas: formulation of biologic drugs, drug delivery, protein degradation, protein-material interaction, particle analysis, biophysical characterization, biologic drug development.Desirable Qualifications:In depth experience in the area of protein biophysics involving structure-folding-stability relationships.Hands-on experience with some combination of the following: chromatographic method development as well as techniques used for biophysical characterization of biopharmaceutical products such as calorimetry, spectroscopy, higher order structure analysis, protein mass spectroscopy, CE, HPLC, ELISA, particle analysis methods, as well as quartz crystal microbalance, ellipsometry and other methods relevant to studying adsorption of polymers/biomolecules onto surfaces.Curiosity and a passion for biomedical science; and an ability to work independently while being an integral part of a cooperative, productive team.Online Application Required DocumentsCurriculum VitaName and Contact Information of ReferencesLetters of InterestNumber of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationContact:Dr. Reza NejadnikDepartment URL: University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are