University of Florida College of Pharmacy as a Biological Scientist

the University of Florida College of Pharmacy as a Biological Scientist

Are you a recent B.S or M.S graduate looking for hands-on research experience? The University of Florida College of Pharmacy, specifically the Zhang Lab at UF Health Cancer Center, is seeking a Biological Scientist to join their team. Discover more about this opportunity, including responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply.

Position Overview:

  • Company: University of Florida College of Pharmacy
  • Lab: Zhang Lab, Department of Pharmaceutics
  • Location: UF Health Cancer Center, University of Florida

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will work on an NIH-funded research project focusing on testing nanoformulation-based experimental therapeutics. Key responsibilities include:

  1. Testing nanoformulations in genetically engineered cell lines and human PBMCs from patient blood.
  2. Culturing bone marrow-derived cells, performing flow cytometry analysis, and analyzing immune cell phenotypes.
  3. Establishing and testing nanoformulations in mouse tumor models.
  4. Analyzing data, drafting protocols, and maintaining SOPs.
University of Florida College of Pharmacy Hiring Biological Scientist
University of Florida College of Pharmacy Hiring Biological Scientist

Qualifications: We are looking for a highly motivated individual with:

  • Recent B.S or M.S degree in Biological, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Cell Biology, Microbiology and Cell Science, Pharmacology, or Pharmaceutical Sciences. A Ph.D. is not required but is welcome.
  • Experience in cell and tissue culture, molecular biology techniques, data analysis, flow cytometry, ELISA, and handling small animals with basic surgical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and communicate effectively.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their CV (including publications, posters, and talks) along with a cover letter describing their career goals, motivation, and qualifications to Dr. Fan Zhang (fzhang1@ufl.edu).

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About the Zhang Lab: The Zhang Lab’s research focuses on developing synthetic nanoplatforms for immune cell modulation. They integrate nanotechnology, immunology, and animal disease models to create novel nanotherapeutics for immune system modulation. The lab fosters interdisciplinary collaboration and offers a unique working environment.

To apply for this job please visit zhang.pharmacy.ufl.edu.

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