Postdoctoral Research Scholar

University of South Florida

Posted 1 year ago

Department Number/Name:  0-6382-000 / Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

College/Division: USF Health- Taneja College of Pharmacy

Salary Plan: Temporary

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659



This is 100% research position meaning, conducting research under directions of the PI. This includes reading the goals and specific aims of the projects, collecting literature, designing the experiments, executing the experiments, completing required trainings and certifications, assisting PI in writing IACUC and IRB’s if required, trouble-shooting the problems, collaborating with other experts available in the College or University with PI’s permission, collecting data and analyzing data. Also writing scientific manuscripts and assisting PI in writing grant proposals in addition to writing Post-Doctoral and other mentor based grants. Presenting work periodically to the PI and in scientific meetings, maintaining laboratory record is essential. Discussing the project related information and presenting the work anywhere without PI’s approval is strictly prohibited.




  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution and appropriate experience and training within a selected area of specialization. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.


  • PhD in the Biological Sciences
  • Strong background in oxidative stress
  • Whole-cell patch-clamp electrophysiology
  • 2D Echocardiography
  • Surface ECG for mice and Guinea pig
  • Identifying brain regions (rat)
  • Core experience: Cardiovascular biology, patch-clamp electrophysiology, neurobiology, Identifying brain regions, animal handling (mouse, rat and guinea pig), immunohistochemistry, molecular biology techniques such as qRT-PCR, Western blotting, ELISA, and in vitro cell culture are desirable.

Applicant should be below three years from their doctoral degree award at the time of initial appointment. The laboratory is located in the Health Science Campus of University of South Florida, Tampa. For more information, please contact Dr. Panguluri ( Please provide a cover letter with a brief description of your research interest, CV and contact information for 3 or more references.

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Information for Applicants 

This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 23606

Posting Start Date:  11/06/2019

Posting End Date: 12/03/2019


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