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Postdoctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 494853
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Main Campus - Academic
Categories: Post Doc

Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Department Org: Pharmacology - 102290

Employee Classification: P1 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-MC

Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit Exempt

Primary Location: Main Campus - Academic

Shift:  1

Start Time:  8:30a   End Time:  5:00p

Posted Salary:

Float: False

Rotate: False

On Call: False

Travel: False

Weekend/Holiday: False

Job Description:

A Postdoctoral Fellow position, supported through Dr. Amit K. Tiwari’s funding is available in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. With their expertise in synthetic chemistry, cancer biology, molecular pharmacology, and bioanalytical analysis, the candidate will contribute to our anticancer drug discovery and development program. Performing complex experiments in a new area of cancer therapeutics and drug discovery will require a highly-trained individual, preferably with a minimum of research training and a track record of publication, who is able to think critically throughout the design, execution and failure of the experiments. Candidates should have substantial experience in synthetic chemistry and be comfortable performing in vivo experiments. It is essential that the candidate is a team player who is comfortable working with and training graduate students and technicians in Dr. Tiwari's laboratory. Specifically, he/she will train graduate students in chemical synthesis, drug discovery and molecular techniques in coordination with Dr. Tiwari. Along with the assigned graduate student, this individual will assist with all PK and PDX efficacy studies, data analysis as part of these studies, and optimization of lead molecules for future pre-clinical development. Moreover, he/she will be responsible for maintaining cell lines for in vitro studies as well as ordering all the reagents and animals needed for the proposed study. Additionally, the fellow will be responsible for data analysis, manuscript preparation, and assisting the principal investigator as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years of research experience and a doctoral degree is a must; must be capable of independent research. Demonstrated expertise in biochemistry, cell biology and chemical synthesis. Knowledge of anticancer drug discovery and development. Productivity as measured by publication in a peer-reviewed journals. Excellent bioanalytical skill is required.

Preferred Qualifications:



Conditions of Employment:

All UToledo employees on all campuses, including those working on campus and working remotely, are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have an approved exemption.
To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the Human Resources Department at 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 3/8/23