Post-Doctoral Fellow - DPET

Job description

Position Title:

Post-Doctoral Fellow - DPET

Vacancy ID:



SOP-DPET - 452200

Position Type:

Postdoctoral Scholar

Salary Range:

Dependent on qualifications and experience.


Full Time



Proposed Start Date:


Estimated Duration of Appointment:

24 Months

Posting Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Work Location:

Chapel Hill, NC

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will work in the in the laboratory of Dr. Gauri Rao, and will focus on challenging preclinical (in vitro and animal), translational and clinical modeling projects in the areas of anti-bacterials. The projects will involve the use of nonlinear mixed effects and physiologically-based modeling techniques, and other bio statistical applications in preclinical, translational and clinical drug development research, to identify optimal dosing regimens and laboratory and clinical trial design.

Educational Requirements:

Doctoral degree in Pharmacometrics, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biostatistics, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy or a closely related discipline.

Qualifications and Experience:

Be proficient in one of the following areas: modeling, simulation, and quantitative systems pharmacology.
Extensive software (e.g., Phoenix WinNonlin, NONMEM, ADAPT, R) and programming proficiency is preferred.
Expertise in in vitro model of infection (time-kill, one compartment, Hollow-fiber etc.), in vivo models of infection, mammalian cell culture, RT-PCR, would be appreciated but is not required.

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: 3/7/2020
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time