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Require Research Scientist in Department of Medicinal Chemistry at University of Mississippi




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When it chartered The University of Mississippi on February 24, 1844, the Mississippi Legislature laid the foundation for public higher education in the state. The university opened its doors to 80 students four years later, and for 23 years it was Mississippi's only public institution of higher learning. For 110 years, it was the state's only comprehensive university.
The University of Mississippi is alive with a history of achievement that chronicles the development of the state and its people. Known affectionately as Ole Miss, Mississippi's flagship university established the fourth state-supported law school in the nation (1854) and was one of the first in the nation to offer engineering education (1854). It was one of the first in the South to admit women (1882) and the first to hire a female faculty member (1885).

Post: Research Scientist
Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Job Description:
Conduct neuropharmacology of natural products; supervise research assistants and Ph.D. students, collaborate in preparation of grant proposals and reports; and evaluate scientific/technical literature related to the pharmacology of natural products. The incumbent will interact well with other investigators, work effectively in multi-disciplinary research setting, effectively supervise and train technical staff, and possess verbal and written skills needed for manuscript and report preparations.

Candidate Profile:
Ph.D. with at least 5 years of hands-on experience in a work environment that identifies components and properties of natural products that affect the nervous system. Experience in specific receptor binding assays (cannabinoids and opioids) and luciferase reporter gene assays to evaluate affinity and functional activity of natural product or synthetic compounds is required.

Review of Applications: Interested individuals should complete an online application for employment and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation to:

Review of applications will begin immediately; however, the position will remain open until the vacancy is filled or an adequate applicant pool is reached.

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/EDEA Employer.

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