Researcher

  • Cannabis Jobs
  • Hershey, PA, USA
  • 19 Mar, 2021

Job Description

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS: If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday (https://www.myworkday.com/psu/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhIKBggDEMenAhIICgYI1A0QlAE~/cacheable-task/2997$2151.htmld) to complete the internal application process (https://pennstateoffice365.sharepoint.com/sites/KnowledgeBaseArticlesSharing/Shared%20Documents/Internal%20Application%20Process%20.pdf) . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday (https://impl.workday.com/psu/d/inst/13102!CK5mGhIKBggDEMenAhIICgYI1A0QmAE~/cacheable-task/23748$6.htmld#TABINDEX=0) to complete the student application process. JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A Researcher faculty position is available in the Department of Pharmacology, Penn State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. The holder of this position will carry out research in cancer chemoprevention and therapy with natural products such as herbals, cannabis as well as synthetic cannabinoids and smart selenium compounds. The ultimate goal of this translational pharmacology research program is to identify effective modalities in cell culture and animal models and translate them into clinical studies for treatment of cancer or related symptoms. Candidates must have expertise in vitro and in vivo drug development assays and experience with early phase human clinical studies. This position requires a PhD in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Cancer biology, Molecular biology, Cell biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, or a related field; outstanding publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals; first-hand experience with high thought put screening (HTS), mechanism of action (MOA) studies, animal handling, and early stage human studies and intervention trials. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills with attention to details, be capable of conceptualizing, designing experiments and conducting studies independently as well as working with and supervising other lab members in a team setting. This is a fixed-term appointment that is funded for one-year from date of hire. CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here (https://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports) . Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. EEO is the Law (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/poster\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf) Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473. Affirmative Action (https://policy.psu.edu/policies/hr11) Penn State Policies Copyright Information (https://www.psu.edu/copyright-information) Hotlines Hershey, PA There’s a reason Penn State consistently ranks among the top one percent of the world’s universities. Across 24 campuses, our 100,000 students and 40,000 faculty and staff know the real measure of success goes beyond the classroom – it’s the positive impact made on communities across the world. Our ideals stem from our origins as Pennsylvania’s sole land-grant institution, which allow us to continue to bring positive impact to humanity through our teaching, research, and engagement mission. And across the world is a community of Penn Staters – more than half a million strong – driven by that same spirit to serve our local and global communities. At Penn State, passion is met with collaboration in an environment that is rooted in shared pride for the accomplishments of our fellow students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Penn Staters cheer each other on to build a culture committed to service and engagement. Our University values represent our core ethical aspirations for all our daily activities and actions as students, faculty, staff, and volunteers at Penn State. Our values are as follows; Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, Excellence, and Community. We Are Penn State. One Community. Impacting Many.