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Research Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of Pharmacokinetics (PK) Core


Employer: The College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan
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Posted: July 29, 2014
Expires: September 29, 2014
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h1. The College of Pharmacy in association with the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Michigan (U-M) is recruiting a research assistant professor to serve as the deputy director in the Pharmacokinetics Core (PK Core).

This well-funded core is part of a broader drug discovery effort at the U-M campus, and the Deputy Director will play a key role in supporting ongoing collaborations, expanding outreach, and further developing the core.

The PK Core (www.pkcore.org) has four objectives: A.) To support preclinical pharmacokinetics (PK) and metabolism for lead compound selection and dose regimen optimization; B.) To support clinical pharmacokinetics (PK) and optimize dose regimen in clinical studies; C.) To increase grants, publications, and patent applications; D.) To train students and postdoctoral fellows in DMPK studies in drug discovery and clinical trials.

The Deputy Director will work with the PK Core Director to oversee daily operations, including managing personnel and budget; communicating with collaborators; and writing reports, manuscripts, and patents. In addition, the successful candidate will serve as PI, Co-PI, and Co-I on independent grant applications; mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows involved in DMPK studies, and teach related courses.

The successful candidate will oversee daily operation of PK Core in the University of Michigan; manage the personnel and budget; communicate with other collaborators; write reports, manuscripts, patents, and grant applications; and mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for DMPK studies. The new hire will coordinate PK core activities in collaboration with the Core Director and report to the Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The Deputy Director will hold a PhD degree in pharmaceutical sciences or related field with three to five years of experience and have an extensive knowledge and skills in preclinical and clinical drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK) to support drug discovery and clinical trials. Experiences in pharmacokinetic modeling, LC-MS, drug metabolism, drug discovery, pharmacokinetics in animal models, and pharmacokinetics in clinical trials are preferred.

Interested candidates should submit a letter and CV, including the names of at least 5 potential references, to Patrina Hardy via email: thardy@med.umich.edu.

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