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Postdoctoral Fellow/Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee
Date Posted 10/31/2020
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Postdoctoral Fellow/Pharmaceutical Sciences - 200000016P 



A postdoctoral fellow position is available in Dr. Jianxiong Jiang laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy. The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with Dr. Jiang in neuropharmacology and investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying neuroinflammation-associated conditions utilizing both pharmacological and genetic approaches. The study is also involved in the identification of molecular targets that are druggable for disease intervention. This postdoctoral fellow position provides multiple opportunities for career development in both academia and pharmaceutical industry for those who are interested in CNS drug discovery. For more information about Dr. Jiang’s current research, please visit the lab website ( ).


Preference will be given to applicants with research experience in epilepsy and/or glioma and/or a degree in neuroscience, molecular pharmacology, biomedical sciences, or related field. Applicants with advanced skills in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, immunohistochemistry, and animal research are highly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential


The College of Pharmacy is located in the center of Memphis Medical District: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center; Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, an outstanding biomedical research community with solid commitment to postdoctoral training.  The College of Pharmacy is currently ranked No. 20 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and is among the top 20 pharmacy schools receiving research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).







Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in neuroscience, molecular pharmacology, biomedical science, or a related field.


Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( ). 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.




  Postdoctoral Fellows 
Primary Location
  Pharmaceutical Sciences 
Campus/Institute  Memphis 
Job Posting
  Oct 27, 2020, 5:50:46 PM 

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