Assistant Professor of Research Ophthalmology and Clinical Pharmacy
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
USC Institute for Technology and Medical Systems Innovation (ITEMS) is a joint Keck-Viterbi initiative to bridge engineering and medicine to bring about fundamental advances in the general fields of bioengineering, electronic systems, and neuroscience. In collaboration with the Department of Ophthalmology, USC Keck School of Medicine and the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, USC School of Pharmacy, ITEMS is currently seeking exceptional candidates for the Assistant Professor of Research to join the dynamic team.
The candidateâs job responsibilities and accountabilities surround the sustainability of extramurally funded research programs. A successful candidate will have experience in designing, submitting, executing, and managing his/her own proposed projects. This individual will also have a strong background in conducting research studies and possesses the abilities to translate measurements and associated data to publish peer-reviewed manuscripts, develop grant applications and deliver technical presentations at meetings within and outside of the university.
Ph.D. in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics, Engineering, Pharmacy, or relevant field
Strong statistical skills
Experience in molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology techniques
Drug development and animal evaluation
Development and analyses using Mass spectrometry
Experience with matrix extraction methods and High- Performance Liquid Chromatographic (HPLC) methods
Development of sample tracking system (LIMS)
Experience in GCP and GLP certified environments
Apply here and upload a cover letter, CV, and the names of three referees who may be contacted by USC for letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.Â
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20090839
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