Dept Number/Name: 0-6382-000 / Department of Pharm Sciences
College Division: USF Health- Taneja College of Pharmacy
Salary Plan: Administrative
Job Code/Title: 4710 / Scientific Researcher
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $58,000 annual
Position Number: 00047419
The USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy is managed by the Dean and an actively engaged administrative leadership team. The mission of the college is to Transform Health through educating students to be outstanding and successful practitioners and leaders in the profession; through leading in discovery and innovation of education and practice in pharmacy; and through delivering the highest quality care in diverse, interprofessional clinical and community settings.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (DPS) is one of two departments in the Taneja College of Pharmacy. DPS consists of 15 faculty and is responsible to teach all the basic and pharmaceutical sciences courses to the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students. DPS is supervised by the Chair who works as a primary contact for the faculty and staff in this department. DPS faculty maintain an independent research laboratory; conduct research and work on projects with the goal and expectation to publish and pursue extramural research funding.
This Scientific Researcher will work closely with their Principle Investigator (PI) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences to assist on specific grant applications and obtain preliminary data for these grants. The Scientific Researcher will work with assisting in stem cell-based therapeutic strategies for myocardial ischemia and muscle disease and uses complex molecular and physiological equipment in these studies. This Scientific Researcher will also assist with performing experiments, handling and managing animals, perform systematic research studies, maintain the lab, train and supervise students, obtain preliminary data, and conduct data analysis for future grant applications and publications.