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[NMusers] Postdoc position available at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

From: Paolo Denti <>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:57:58 +0200

Dear NMUsers,
we are looking for a postdoc to join our pharmacometrics group at the Unive=
rsity of Cape Town, South Africa.

Interested candidates should send their CV to<mailto:=>.

The announcement with all the details can be found below.


The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town is see=
king to appoint a post-doctoral fellow to join the research and training ac=
tivities of the Pharmacometrics Group.

The Division has established clinical and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic e=
xpertise in the area of tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria. It is involved in a=
 number of large clinical trials across Africa and hosts an analytical lab =
engaged in pre-clinical research. Within the division, the Pharmacometrics =
Group is active internationally and enjoys research collaborations with som=
e of the most renowned pharmacometrics teams worldwide.

The responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow will include the developme=
nt and conduct of modelling and simulation research projects, and the mento=
rship and training of postgraduate students. The research projects can be a=
rranged according to the interests and skills of the candidate, but will be=
 pertaining to the research interests of the division.

Requirements include:

• A PhD awarded in the last 5 years in a discipline relevant=
 to pharmacometrics (applied mathematics, engineering, (bio-)statistics, cl=
inical pharmacology or related life sciences)
• Excellent numerical skills and experience in computer prog=
ramming (e.g. R, Matlab, C++)
• Experience with NONMEM, Monolix or other modelling softwar=
• Demonstration of strong research capability
• Good attitude towards team work
• Good command of English

The following will be advantageous:

• Direct experience in pharmacometric modelling and simulati=
on in infectious diseases
• Demonstration of leadership, training, and mentoring capab=

The appointment duration is three years, renewable upon mutual agreement on=
 a yearly basis, and a generous scholarship is offered.

Please note that, due to university regulations, postdoctoral fellowships c=
annot be offered to applicants that have previously held full-time professi=
onal or academic posts.

To apply, or for any further information, please contact
.za<> and send your CV with references and a le=
tter of motivation.

For more information about research in our division, just google “p=
harmacometrics Cape Town”.
For any extracurricular reasons to move to the beautiful Mother City of Afr=
ica, google “Cape Town” instead, and click on “Imag=

Paolo Denti, PhD
Pharmacometrics Group
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Department of Medicine
University of Cape Town

K45 Old Main Building
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory, Cape Town
7925 South Africa
phone: +27 21 404 7719
fax: +27 21 448 1989


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Received on Wed Feb 18 2015 - 09:57:58 EST

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