One research assistant position is available for a PhD degree-seeking student to work on a NIH-funded project in the the department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Carolina. The goal of the project is to develop nanoparticle based targeted systems for the diagnostic and treatment of central nervous system diseases and cancer.|
Knowledge and hands-on experiences in the following areas are preferred: Organic Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, and Biomaterials. Highly self-motivated candidates with a Master degree in Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutics, or other related disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send an email including a CV with GRE and TOEFL scores, transcripts, summary of research experience, and contact information of three recommenders to Dr. Peisheng Xu (firstname.lastname@example.org). The preferred start date for this position is Jan. 2016. Additional information of the research group can be found at nanopx.com or xu_lab.openwetware.org/ or sccp.sc.edu/Peisheng-Xu
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