Postdoctoral Research Associate (Pharmacology and Systems Biology)
Posting InformationPosition Information Position Title Postdoctoral Research Associate (Pharmacology and Systems Biology) Vacancy ID PDS002350 Department SOP-DPET - 452200 Position Type Postdoctoral Scholar Posting Details Salary Range Dependent on qualifications and experience Full-time/Part-time Full Time If part-time, hours per week FTE 1.0 Proposed Start Date 05/01/2019 Estimated Duration of Appointment 12 Months Posting Open Date 04/10/2019 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Work Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Summary
The Cao Lab focuses on research in systems pharmacology and evolutionary cancer systems biology that will identify novel strategy to control cancer resistance to targeted therapy, particularly antibody-based targeted therapy. We conduct across disciplinary research using knowledge in:
• Quantitative pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
• Evolutionary biology and game theory
• Molecular biology and protein engineering.
We are a dynamic and interdisciplinary lab that integrates and applies the latest advances from immunology, systems pharmacology and biology, bioinformatics, protein engineering, molecular imaging to a diverse array of research projects. They are 1) dynamic metrics-based biomarkers to differentiate responders vs non-responders to immunotherapy; 2) systems pharmacology platforms for novel engineered biologics; 2) novel imaging probes for antibody-target interaction in physiologically relevant contexts; 3) evolutionary biology and game theory to develop adaptive therapy for cancer. Specific duties include performing research, developing research ideas, as well as writing manuscripts and grant proposals. Competitive candidates typically have at least several publications in reputable journals during their graduate training, and are adept at working in a problem-solving environment.Educational Requirements
Ph.D., but not limited to systems pharmacology and biology, chemical engineering, and quantitative pharmacology. Outstanding and highly creative postdoctoral fellows from all disciplines will be considered.Qualifications and Experience
- Possess a strong record of publications in well-respected journals.
- Preference will be given to those who have strong experience in systems pharmacology, systems biology, and chemical engineering.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Special Instructions
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