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Post-Doctoral Faculty Position

Post-Doctoral Faculty Position - Pharmaceutics

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, twelve month, entry-level faculty/post-Doctoral appointment in Pharmaceutics. The candidate must be a highly motivated scientist interested in investigating various pharmaceutical formulation matrices, particularly transdermal delivery systems.

The primary responsibility of the successful applicant is to engage in formulation development and in-vitro evaluation.  Additional responsibilities include teaching in the pharmaceutics curriculum, mentoring students, and contributing to the service and scholarly pursuits of the college.

The successful candidate must hold a doctoral-level degree in pharmaceutics with experience in drug delivery matrices design.  Desired skills include experience with biodegradable polymers; liposomal matrix formation and characterization; nanoparticles based formulation development; transdermal patch-fabrication; and PEGylation approach to drug delivery.

Applicants should submit a completed application (available at, a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to Human Resources, Appalachian College of Pharmacy, 1060 Dragon Road, Oakwood, Virginia 24631. E-mail:  In correspondences please mention “Post Doc Position – Pharmaceutics” as the subject reference.

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council for Higher Education. The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.