Postdoctoral Fellow - PK/PD

Job description

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Fellow - PK/PD

Vacancy ID:



SOP-DPET - 452200

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on qualifications and experience


Full Time



Estimated Duration of Appointment:

36 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will work in the laboratory of Dr. Gauri Rao, and will focus on projects focused on characterizing the pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) of antibiotics and adjuvant therapy. This position will involve conducting modeling research projects that involve use of nonlinear mixed effects, physiologically based, mechanism based and systems based modeling techniques to design and optimize dosing regimens for drugs administered via different routes based on preclinical and clinical trial data.

Educational Requirements:

A successful candidate will have a doctorate in Pharmacy, Medicine, Biomedical engineering or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience:

A successful candidate will have skills in modeling (e.g. Phoenix WinNonlin, S-ADAPT, ADAPT, R, MATLAB) and qualitative and quantitative research skills.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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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Job No:
Posted: 10/26/2019
Application Due: 7/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time