Postdoctoral Associate - Zhang Laboratory

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Health Profession, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:32020000 - PH-PHARMACEUTICS

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

The Zhang Laboratory ( at the College of Pharmacy, University of Florida is seeking a self-motivated postdoctoral scholar in the area of synthetic/medicinal chemistry. The major responsibilities include conducting experiments related to chemical synthesis and formulation development; other responsibilities include supporting pharmacological/tox studies utilizing in vitro and in vivo model systems.

The Immunoengineering lab led by Dr. Zhang integrates materials science, immunology, and clinically relevant animal disease models to create novel nanotherapeutics for controlled modulation of the immune system for disease treatment.

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida ranks No.5 in the U.S. (U.S. News 2021). The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate will have a recent Ph.D. degree with a background and experience in organic chemical synthesis or medicinal chemistry is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with in vitro / in vivo studies.

Self-motivated, and able to communicate efficiently in a multidisciplinary team.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, CV/resume, and list of 3 academic or professional references.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: No


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