Title Postdoctoral Researcher: Molecular Biology of Chemoreception
Categories Academic, Post-Doctoral
Organization Emory University
Location Atlanta GA
Job Information

A POSTDOCTORAL POSITION in the molecular biology of chemoreception is available in the laboratory of Dr. Nael McCarty at Emory University ( This project is funded by the National Science Foundation in collaboration with Prof. Julia Kubanek ( at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The postdoctoral fellow will be located in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory, in Atlanta, GA, USA, and will investigate the molecular mechanisms that organisms use to sense chemical signals and cues in their environments. The basis of chemoreception involving cell signaling pathways is relatively understudied and has applications to biomedical research and human biology. Expertise in any of these areas is desirable: protein and nucleic acid purification, cell culture techniques, CRIPR-Cas9 technology, immunohistochemistry, gene expression analysis, protein-ligand interactions, signal transduction, protein trafficking, and fluorescence microscopy. Thus, a Ph.D. with research experience in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, or a related field is expected.
The facilities and other resources available at Emory University and Georgia Tech provide research investigators with a rich environment, supportive of successful scientific research. Specifically, Emory has a strong history in biomedical research, and Georgia Tech has a strong history in engineering approaches and quantitative measurements to translate research findings into models and devices across both biomedical and non-biomedical fields. Both Emory and Georgia Tech are committed to interdisciplinary research that leverages the overlapping strengths across the two campuses, separated by only 5 miles.
The position is available immediately and will be initially offered for two years with the possibility of renewal dependent upon successful progress in research. Successful The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested individuals should send a CV, a letter describing career goals, and the names and email addresses of 3 references to Nael McCarty by e-mail (
Applications will be accepted until a suitable individual is found.


Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Natural Products and Alternative Medicine
Categories Academic
Organization Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Location Irvine, California, USA
Job Information

General Information

The Department of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) seeks highly motivated applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Natural Products and Alternative Medicine. This is a 12 month, tenure track, faculty position beginning Fall 2017.

CUSP offers a professional PharmD program and MS and PhD programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences. The department currently employs 19 full-time faculty with research interests in drug discovery and development, pharmacology, structural biology, immunology, drug delivery, pharmacokinetics, and social and administrative sciences.

Located on the Chapman University Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine, California, CUSP will engage students in a science-based, personalized, and interdisciplinary education using flipped classroom model. Chapman University has made significant infrastructure investments to enhance biomedical and pharmaceutical research programs at the CUSP. The brand new facilities consist of modern classrooms and state-of-the-art research laboratories, vivarium, core facilities, and equipment. Additionally, the Health Science Campus is strategically located near a number of biopharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical devices companies. More information about CUSP is available at

Chapman University offers traditional undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences and select pre-professional and graduate programs. Ranked in the top tier of western universities by U.S. News and World Report, Chapman has gained national recognition for its commitment to excellence through research and innovative teaching. More information about Chapman University is available at
A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the area of natural products, drug metabolism, or pharmacogenetics, at least two years of relevant postdoctoral experience, strong research, and a publication record commensurate with a graduate program are required. Demonstrated ability to teach at Pharm.D./graduate level and expertise complimentary to existing faculty preferred.

We are particularly interested in applicants with research and/or teaching expertise in the areas of natural products (plant, marine, or microbial) with interests in pharmacology; drug metabolism/pharmacogenetics; complementary, alternative, or integrative medicine; or nutrition.

Candidates with previous experience in pharmacy education and those having completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in pharmacy will be given priority consideration. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s credential. For appointment at the rank of Associate professor, the candidate should have significant prior records of teaching and research experience, including transferable research grants.

The successful applicant is expected to teach in the Pharm.D. and graduate programs, mentor professional and graduate students (MS and PhD), develop and maintain a strong, extramurally-funded research program, and participate in the service activities of the department, school, and university.
Contact Information

Qualified applicants should electronically submit a curriculum vitae, summary of research and teaching interests, and names/titles and contact information of three references electronically at:

Dr. Reza Mehvar, Search Chair

Please use “Faculty Position Code BPS-2” in as the e-mail subject. Review of applications starts immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is planned on August 1, 2017 but is negotiable. Successful completion of a criminal background check is required for the final candidate.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.



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