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Please apply to the umjob posting id: 161351 as well as forwarding your Cover letter and CV directly to Hebao Yuan at

Job Summary

The laboratory of Dr. Sun at the College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to study drug tissue distribution in cellular levels in various mouse models (  The Sun Lab's research focuses on drug discovery and nanomedicine for cancer therapeutics.  One of the areas is nanomedicine for targeted drug delivery and cancer therapy. We employ a combination of state-of-the-art approaches, including mass spectrometry imaging, confocal microscopy, etc. to dissect the drug tissue distribution in cellular levels. 



Responsibilities include preparing and characterizing nanoformulations; working with various mouse tumor models; handling mice; performing cryosectioning and IHC.

Required Qualifications*

  • Ph.D. in a discipline related to pharmaceutical sciences. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. 
  • Experience with handling mice.
  • Proficiency in nano/pharmaceutical techniques.
  • Solid background in tumor biology and nanoformulations is preferred. 
  • Ability to perform cryosectioning and IHC is a plus. 
  • Candidates are expected to conduct research independently under the supervision of the PI.

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.