Research Scientist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
TUNY - College of Pharmacy
Position Type
Schedule Shift
9 am - 5:30 pm
Hours Per Week
FLSA Status


Touro College of Pharmacy seeks a Research Scientist. This position is for an individual who has a background in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or pharmaceutical sciences and is interested in providing comprehensive support for pharmacy laboratory courses and faculty-sponsored research projects.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the TCOP’s pharmaceutics teaching laboratories with a focus on non-sterile and sterile compounding.
  • Provide assistance to members of the faculty with regards to the projects, technologies and protocols performed in the research laboratory.
  • Should be able to work independently and proficient in maintaining and procuring inventories of chemicals, reagents and consumables for research and teaching purposes; routine maintenance of all laboratory instruments; and ensuring appropriate disposal of materials to be discarded.
  • Keep an inventory of chemicals, reagents and consumables; maintain all laboratory instruments, and MSDS sheets.
  • Prepare the lab materials used by the students in the compounding lab; keep an inventory; A thorough knowledge of appropriate disposal methods is a must.
  • Prepare the compounding lab for each session; ensure that the laboratory is organized and clean, and that each student has all the materials and glassware required for each laboratory session.
  • Assist instructors during laboratory sessions.
  • Ensure that laboratories are neat at the end of the laboratory session; glassware and instruments are clean and ready for the next session.
  • Make copies of manuals and distribute them to the students.
  • Organize and maintain the research lab; assist professors and students engaged in research projects.
  • Proactively reach out to faculty to review project plans, equipment, requirements and material requirements.
  • Ensure that equipment is properly cleaned and maintained, and that chemicals, drugs and other materials are appropriately stored.
  • Ensure that all health, safety and regulatory procedures and policies are understood and followed correctly.
  • Perform other activities as requested by the Chair or the Dean.


Education/ Experience

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy required.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive and cooperative relationships with students, faculty and colleagues required
  • Familiarity with molecular biological techniques familiarity with cell culture is helpful. 
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoints etc. are expected.
  • Familiarity in running day-to-day activities in a chemistry lab is highly desirable.
  • Experience as a pharmacy technician and/or preparing sterile/intravenous products is a plus.

Maximum Salary

USD $52,006.00/Yr.

Minimum Salary

USD $41,604.00/Yr.


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