University of Florida-Department of Medicinal Chemistry

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida is looking for prospective chemistry students interested in a graduate degree! Their mission is to conduct basic and applied research in chemistry, biochemistry, and related disciplines as it relates to drug design and discovery. The department focuses on all aspects of drug design, discovery and development with a unique blend of the physical and biological sciences.

Stipends for graduate research assistants start at $31,000, and those with a Pharm.D.  are eligible for additional funding. Graduates of the program earn a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences, with a major in medicinal chemistry. Former graduates of this program have landed positions at major research universities, government agencies, and biotech companies.

For more information and to apply, visit the Department of Medicinal Chemistry website!

Free Webinar for Future PharmD Applicants

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The Ohio State University’s College of Pharmacy is hosting an event for pharmacy applicants who plan to apply to Doctor of Pharmacy programs in the near future.  A viewing of “Tips and Tricks: Applicant Preparedness for PharmCAS Cycle”, a webinar offered by AACP and Liasion, will be followed by a Q&A session with members of the admissions staff at The Ohio State College of Pharmacy. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk with professionals who understand and work with the pharmacy application and admissions process. Food and drink will be provided to all registered attendees.

Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Time: 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Location: The Ohio State University – Parks Hall 157

(500 West 12th Ave, Columbus, OH)

To register for the event, complete the survey. Any student who is not able to attend the Webinar is encouraged to participate online and complete the survey as well. Any questions should be directed in email to cop-admissions@osu.edu.

 

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The Inside Scoop: Frozen Yogurt With Pharmacy Professionals


WHEN: Tuesday, April 18,  4:30 – 6:30 pm
Biomedical Research Tower Room 115

Explore the career possibilities in pharmacy at “The Inside Scoop” Networking Event! If you are unsure about the careers available to you or are looking for the perfect opportunity to grow your professional network, this is your chance. This relaxed frozen yogurt social is the perfect environment to interact with and gain insight from recruiters, professionals, and alumni in a speed-dating fashion. 

Pre-registration is preferred, but not required. Contact Career Services Specialist Natalie Fox (fox.528@osu.edu) with any questions or concerns.

Pharmacy Panel and Med Center Tour

RSVP by March 20th

The College of Pharmacy is hosting a tour of the Wexner Medical Center and James Hospital, followed by a panel with pharmacy professionals.

As part of the event, participants will get HIPPA certified (which will help with future shadowing opportunities). The hour long panel will feature 4-8 panelists with specializations such as Inpatient Pharmacy, Outpatient Pharmacy, Ambulatory Care, Nuclear Pharmacy, Hem/Oncology Specialist, Generalists, Medication Safety, PGY1 and PGY2. Following the panel, students can let the Pharmacy Career Services know if they are interested in shadowing any of the panelists and they will help set that up!

There are two tours offered:

  • Thursday, March 23rd from 2:30 – 5:00PM
  • Friday, April 7th from 2:00 – 4:30PM

There is also an optional Hospital Tour Orientation on March 21st from 4:00 – 5:00PM.

More information can be found on the official flyer. Students who plan to participate must submit the RSVP form by March 20th.

Information Sessions for Clinical Research

The Master of Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research (MACPR) program is inviting you to attend one of two information sessions!  This program is an interdisciplinary graduate degree program offered by The Ohio State University Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine. Available to full and part-time students, it offers specializations in clinical research management, regulatory affairs, and clinical and safety pharmacology. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any area are able to apply. Session information below:

  • The in-person session will be held January 31st, 2017, at 5 p.m. in 260 Prior Hall. No RSVP is required for the in-person session.
  • An online session will be available on February 1st, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. via Carmen Connect. An RSVP is required for the online session, so please do so with Nikki Herbert at herbert.1865@osu.edu.

Check out macpr.osu.edu and/or contact Nikki Herbert at herbert.1865@osu.edu for additional information.

Job Opportunity: Entry Level Chemists Needed at Oakwood Labs

Oakwood Laboratories, located in the Cleveland Area, has three openings for entry level chemists.

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work in the pharmaceutical industry. Chemists will work closely with Oakwood’s Senior Scientist and Manager of Analytical Chemistry.

Chemists will have the opportunity to support analytical chemistry development, work individually and with colleagues and leadership, maintain professional and technical knowledge, and perform literature searches.

Interested graduates can submit a resume through FutureLink using the posting ID# 25302219.