The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Postdoctoral Fellow/Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC)

Memphis, TN, United States

An NIH grant funded Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Wei Li in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Pharmacy, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will be working with medicinal chemists in the Li lab in developing patented small molecule compounds as potential treatment for metastatic breast cancer or pancreatic cancer. Highly motivated applicants with a strong background in biological aspects of drug discovery, xenograft and PDX models, and other standard cancer biology techniques that would like to work in a rich and collaborative research environment will be considered.

Dr. Li’s lab is an excellent facility and offers career development opportunities for postdoctoral fellows in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and across The University of Tennessee Health Science campus.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in the general fields related to cancer biology and small molecule drug discovery.

Demonstration of experience by first author published papers in the cancer research field is required. 

Interested individuals should send a cover letter outlining their interest in these positions, a CV, and two letters of reference to:

Wei Li, Ph.D.

College of Pharmacy

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

881 Madison Ave, room 561

Memphis, TN 38163

Email: wli@uthsc.edu

Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.