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Classification Series DetailFunction College of Pharmacy
Family Research Classification Series Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Full Salary RangeMinimum $64,480.00
Expected Pay ScaleMinimum $64,480.00
Posting DetailsPosting Number A00637
Position Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1504-Pharmaceutical Sciences Type of Position Administration Job Summary
Create. Care. Connect.
Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy
Ranked 6th in the natation amongst private colleges of pharmacy in NIH funding.
We offer an outstanding cutting-edge curriculum, research, state-of-the-art classrooms, interprofessional education experiences, and a talented group of faculty and staff committed to student success.
Areas of Focus THE COLLEGE'S RESEARCH CAN BE GROUPED INTO A MULTIPLE AREAS OF INTEREST – Cancer Immunotherapy – Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology – Chemical Biology – Chemoprevention – Computational Biology – Drug Delivery – Immune Cell Engineering – Immunology and Infectious Diseases – Molecular Pharmacology – Nanotechnology – Neuropharmacology – Pharmaceutics – Pharmacokinetics
The individual in this position will conduct experimental research in immune cell engineering for cancer immunotherapy. The project involves 1) engineering T cells and NK cells with novel chimeric antigen receptors (CAR) and 2) validating their anti-cancer specificity and efficacy, both in vitro and in vivo, in xenograft mouse models. I
If successful, this work will lead to an innovative prototype of cellular immunotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia and other types of cancer.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of immunology, pharmaceutical sciences, biological sciences, bioengineering, or related fields.
Skills in mammalian cell culture, in vitro and in vivo cell-based assays. Ability to work on multiple projects independently and collaboratively.
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
List comments regarding work hours
Mon – Fri 8 – 5 p.m. Evening and weekend hours may be needed to meet research goals of the laboratory.
Posting Date 08/25/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit 3 letters of reference with your application.
Essential Job Duties
Plan and perform experiments, analyze data, and interpret results.
Percentage Of Time 70% Job Duty
Document the research process, report findings, and write manuscripts.
Percentage Of Time 15% Job Duty
Train junior members in the lab.
Percentage Of Time 5% Job Duty
Contribute to the day-to-day running of the lab.
Percentage Of Time 5% Job Duty
Support the PI in grant application preparation and other duties assigned.
Percentage Of Time 5%Physical Demands
Physical DemandsDo the essential functions of this job require lifting? No
If yes, list maximum weight and duration
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to grasp laboratory objects, equipment and animals (if applicable). The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk or hear, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hand and arms, climb and stoop. The employee must infrequently may need to lift and/or move up to 25-30 pounds. Vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus in order to monitor the various computer screens and instruments used during the physiological processes.
Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shock. The employee is regularly exposed to wet humid conditions (non-weather), moving mechanical parts, and high precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non- weather), and, risk of radiation. The noise level in this setting may be loud due to the noise of ventilation system and hydraulic body hoist.Applicant Documents
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