Post-doctoral Associate (73165)

University of Florida
Orlando, FL
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Post-doctoral Associate (73165)

Orlando, FL
Open Date:
Apr 22, 2021

The Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology (CPSP) in the Department of Pharmaceutics (PC) at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy (COP) on the Lake Nona (Orlando) campus invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position. The successful applicant will have demonstrated expertise in Physiologically based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) modeling and will join the CPSP to develop state-of-the art mechanistic models. Demonstrated experience in system pharmacology and/or population pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics will be considered as an advantage. The candidate will be working under the joined supervision of Dr. Stephan Schmidt and Dr. Valva Vozmediano.

The Center’s purpose is to create a uniquely rigorous and integrative academic translational science program in quantitative clinical pharmacology with a focus on biosimulation. Integral to this mission is the education and training of pre-doctoral students, doctoral students, and post-doctoral fellows in the discipline of model-informed drug development (MIDD).


The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. with training in applied Physiologically based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK). Criminal Background Check Required.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful applicant will have experience in the area of PBPK and/or systems pharmacology and/or pop PK/PD modeling and simulation. Soft skills are essential to team-based research, and in order to provide clear verbal and written communication between, trainees, faculty, and external collaborators. Regulatory or industry experience is an added attribute for the successful candidate provided that a thorough understanding of drug development and regulatory decision making process is helpful for successfully working in the highly collaborative environment of the Center and its partners.

Application Instructions:

The Search Committee will begin reviewing starting end of April, 2021.

Interested applicants should apply here and submit: (1) a letter of interest; (2) complete curriculum vitae; and (3) contact information for at least three professional/academic references. Three letters of recommendation will be required for final candidates.

Questions may be directed to Valvanera Vozmediano, [email protected]

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.  


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