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Open QSP Postdoctoral Research Associate Position at the University of Florida

From: Mirjam Trame <mirjam.trame>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:47:06 -0400

*Postdoctoral Research Associate in Pharmacometrics and Systems

*Center for Pharmacometrics and System Pharmacology*

*Department of Pharmaceutics, College of PharmacyUniversity of Florida*

*Orlando (Lake Nona), Florida*

*Job Function: *Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions in
Pharmacometrics and Quantitative Systems Pharmacology

*Department: *Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology (CPSP),
College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Orlando (Lake Nona), Florida,
United States

*Faculty Member: *Dr. Mirjam N. Trame, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

*Job Type: *Full-Time

*Minimum Education: *Ph.D. or equivalent degree in quantitative sciences
including Systems Biology/Pharmacology, Pharmacometrics, Biochemical
Engineering, and/or Biophysics

*Position Desc**ription: *The Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems
Pharmacology in collaboration with a pharmaceutical partner is offering a
two-three year, full-time, postdoctoral research associate position in
translational pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics (PKPD) and quantitative
systems pharmacology (QSP). The position starts immediately and focuses on
the application of QSP with translational PKPD analysis, novel biomarker
identification for a specific disease area and disease progression modeling=

Additionally, postdoctoral research associates at CPSP have the opportunity
to be engage in a combination of duties that will include research
projects, graduate student mentoring, grant writing and classroom teaching
experiences. Fellows will also gain experience outside the University of
Florida through industry or FDA internships or off-site participation in
research with our Orlando partners including the Sanford Burnham Medical
Research Institute (SBMRI), Nemours Children Hospital, and SBMRI-Florida
Hospital Translational Research Institute. It is expected that fellows
attend and present at professional meetings, participate in workshops and
seminars and prepare at least 3-4 peer-reviewed publications to build a
foundation for personal career achievements. In addition to the scientific
and clinical duties, fellows are given the opportunity to grow their =
skills”, such as oral communication, presentation skills and workin=
g on
multi-disciplinary teams.

*Job Qualifications: *Preferred qualifications for the position are a
doctoral (Ph.D. or equivalent) degree in quantitative sciences including
Pharmacometrics, Biochemical Engineering, and Systems Pharmacology/Biology
as well as knowledge of, or experience in, therapeutics in one or more
disease areas with an interest in pursuing a career in Pharmacometrics and
Quantitative Systems Pharmacology. The ideal candidate should possess
strong programming skills, excellent written and verbal communication, good
organizational abilities, and team work. A background and understanding of
basic pharmacology, pharmacometrics and/or systems biology/pharmacology is
preferred and strong hands-on knowledge in using software platforms such as
NONMEM, MATLAB, R/SAS or other software/scripting languages is required.
The candidate must be self-directed and self-motivated.

*Center for Pharmacometrics and System Pharmacology (CPSP) Overview: *The
CPSP ( is located in the University of
Florida Academic & Research Center at the Lake Nona Medical City about 5
miles southeast of the Orlando International Airport. The CPSP provides an
academic home to a multidisciplinary and integrative, quantitative clinical
pharmacology program in drug development and regulatory science. Lake Nona
Medical City ( is a landmark for
Orlando and a premier location for medical care, research and education. It
is anchored by University of Central Florida Medical School, the
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the newest VA Medical Center in
the country, the Nemours Children's Hospital, and University of Florida
Academic & Research Center. In addition to the pharmaceutical industry and
the FDA, CPSP will also provide the opportunity for hard-working and
self-motivated candidates to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary
group of scientists from other institutes and hospitals in the Orlando area=

*How To Apply: *Please send curriculum vitae, a brief letter of interest
and contact information for three references to Dr. Mirjam N. Trame via
email to mtrame


*Mirjam Trame, **Pharm.D., Ph.D.*

Assistant Professor Center for Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology
Department of Pharmaceutics University of Florida 6550 Sanger Road, Office
471 Orlando, FL 32827 Phone: +1 (407) 313 7052 Fax: +1 (407) 313 7030 Cell:=
(407) 764 0070 Email: mtrame

Received on Wed Aug 10 2016 - 16:47:06 EDT

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