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Post Doc Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering

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Job Overview

The Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications from qualified candidates to fill one postdoctoral research position in the Biomedical Colloid Lab. http://parkye.wixsite.com/ucyoonjeepark. The position is a full-time for a period of one year, but may be extended pending continued research funding.

Essential Functions

One postdoctoral position is available for research on development of drug delivery systems and examination of the drug delivery in vitro and in vivo. The research will involve colloid synthesis, polymer membrane fabrication, characterization, drug release kinetics analysis, gene expression quantification, and the efficacy test in vivo.  The postdoctoral fellow will work on hypothesis testing, experimental design, data analysis, in vitro cell culture, and preclinical (animal experiments) tests, and will mentor graduate and undergraduate research assistants. 

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in biology, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, material science and engineering, or a related engineering or science discipline.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in drug delivery using liposomes, gene expression quantification and material synthesis. Part-time positions are also considered.

Application Process

Create an Applicant Profile at http://jobs.uc.edu and upload a current CV/Resume and cover letter.  CV/Resume should include information of people who can write recommendation letters.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


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Post Doc Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering

Date:  Sep 11, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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