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Assistant/Association Professor- Pharmacometrics- UNC Chapel Hill

From: Dumond, Julie <jdumond>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2015 11:39:38 +0000

Greetings, NONMEM users- please see the posting below for a faculty opening=
 at UNC Chapel Hill, sent on behalf of Dr. Alan Forrest, Chair of the searc=
h committee. Best, Julie Dumond

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy invites applications for a full-time, t=
enure-track/tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professo=
r. This faculty member will have an academic appointment in the Division of=
 Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. The successful candidate wi=
ll be responsible for establishing an independent research program in pharm=
acometrics with a focus in infectious diseases, mentoring postdoctoral fell=
ows, graduate and professional students, and teaching advanced coursework i=
n pharmacometrics at the professional, graduate and postdoctoral level. App=
licants should demonstrate expertise in quantitative systems pharmacology, =
integrating biomarkers of pathogen and host biology. Experience with in vit=
ro (one compartment models, hollow-fiber systems and population analysis pr=
ofiles, for example), and in vivo infection models (at least mice and rats,=
 bacteremia and tissue and lung infections), are highly desirable.

The Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, a designated=
 Pharsight Phoenix(r) Center of Excellence, is a nationally recognized, dyn=
amic and collegial faculty whose vision is to lead the nation in achieving =
excellence in innovative translational research, education, and progressive=
 pharmacy practice to optimize drug therapy outcomes. Collaborative researc=
h opportunities exist with faculty in the Institute for Global Health and I=
nfectious Diseases, Center for AIDS Research, Lineberger Comprehensive Canc=
er Center, Carolina Institute for Nanomedicine, Center for Pharmacogenomics=
 and Individualized Therapy, and other programs in the Schools of Medicine,=
 Public Health, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy. These Schools comprise one=
 of the nation's few comprehensive academic health centers located on a wor=
ld-class research campus. The Division has vibrant fellowship and graduate =
programs, including an NIH-funded T32 postdoctoral training program in Clin=
ical Pharmacology in collaboration with Duke University and the Hamner Inst=
itute for Drug Safety Sciences.

Qualified candidates must have a doctoral degree in Pharmacometrics, Pharma=
ceutical Sciences, Biostatistics, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine, Pharmac=
y or a closely related discipline, and demonstrate expertise in modeling, s=
imulation, and quantitative systems pharmacology. The candidate must have a=
 track record of obtaining extramural funding in pharmacometrics to support=
 research and teaching at the graduate and postdoctoral levels. Therefore, =
the preferred candidate will have prior academic, industry or regulatory re=
search experience with drug and disease models, quantitative systems pharma=
cology, and/or clinical trial methodology; strong working relationships wit=
h partners in the pharmaceutical industry; a record of collaboration with b=
asic, clinical and/or translational investigators; a track-record of teachi=
ng pharmacometrics at the professional and graduate level; and a clearly ar=
ticulated plan to develop an extramurally funded research program in pharma=
cometrics in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Qualified candidates should apply at
975 and attach the following materials: letter of interest, curriculum vita=
e, four letters of reference, and a statement of research goals and teachin=
g philosophy.

Alan Forrest, PharmD Chair, Search Committee

Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics UNC Eshelman Scho=
ol of Pharmacy, Beard Hall CB#7569 The University of North Carolina at Chap=
el Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7569

Application review will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. =
Women and members of minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and=
 affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive conside=
ration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gen=
der expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race=
, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Julie B. Dumond, PharmD, MS, BCPS, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeut=
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1093 Genetic Medicine Building, CB 7361 ***NOTE NEW ADDRESS***
120 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
P: 919 966 5017

Received on Fri Oct 30 2015 - 07:39:38 EDT

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