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Job ID: 113203

Postdoctoral Position
Chapman University

Date Posted Sep. 30, 2018
Title Postdoctoral Position
University Chapman University
Irvine, CA, United States
Department Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chapman University School of Pharmacy is offering a postdoctoral position in doing biological assays, for example, antibacterial testing of compounds or peptide chemistry. The position is for one year, but it can be extended based on the performance and availability of funds.

The candidate will do biological assays such as antibacterial testing and mechanistic studies or solid-phase peptide synthesis.
The successful applicant must have the following experiences and qualifications:

  • A PhD degree (at the start of the postdoctoral position)
  • Extensive expertise in biological assays, such cell culture, antibacterial assays, or peptide synthesis/purification and characterization of peptides
  • Ideally, the applicant has also practical experience in the conducting biological assays or the synthesis of nanoparticles. Excellent in written and spoken English, as well as highly developed interpersonal skills

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically.

Please include

  • Application/Cover letter including motivation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A complete list of publications indicating articles relevant to the position. Please include only published articles.
  • Name and contact details of 3 referees
    Note that all files have to be submitted in PDF format.

*The position is currently open and the evaluation continues until it is filled.
Please send the information to Dr. Keykavous Parang.

Please email your application to

More information about Dr. Parang’s research can be found here:

About Chapman University:
Chapman University School of Pharmacy, the largest independent university in Irvine, California, has grown over the past years to become a distinguished, nationally recognized institution with global reach. The mission of Chapman University is to provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens. Chapman University offers excellent benefits with tuition support, paid holidays and vacations.

  • Chapman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing career opportunities to all people, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

    Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

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Contact Information

  • Keykavous Parang
    Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
    Chapman University
    9401 Jeronimo Road
    Irvine, CA 92618
  • 714-516-5489


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