Assistant Professor, Research

  • California Northstate University
  • Elk Grove, CA
  • May 04, 2021
Full time Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Title: Assistant Professor, Research

College: College of Pharmacy

Classification: Fulltime, exempt, 12-month appointment

Supervisor: Reports to Professor of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences


The expectation of this position is to be engaged in research and teaching activities that include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Design, fabricate, validate, and troubleshoot microfluidic devices for organ-on-a-chip and growing cells on chips
  • Design, fabricate, validate, and troubleshoot devices for preparation of nanoparticles and liposomes for delivery of drugs for the respiratory disorders or other purposes as required by the lab
  • Develop chip-based models for respiratory diseases such as asthma and pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Conduct pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and bio-distribution studies in animal models and cell culture studies
  • Conduct immuno-histochemical studies
  • Develop and optimize 3D printing of pharmaceutical products and organs
  • Train graduate students in chip design, fabrication and validation and simulation 
  • Preparation of manuscripts and assist in grant writing
  • Develop a unique area of research for your personal development
  • Assist in or teach teaching of pharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics on an as needed basis or as assigned by the Department Chair
  • Provide service to the department as determined by the Department Chair or Dean


Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field


Prior experience conducting pharmaceutics research with a focus on drug delivery, PK/PD analyses, and PAH animal models

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Must be willing to have flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends, when needed

Applicants should submit:

  • Cover letter of interest that addresses qualifications, experience and career goals
  • Resume/CV
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) professional references

Please send application materials to the HR Department at

California Northstate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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