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Systems Phamacology Postdoctoral Associate position at CPSP (Orlando, FL)

From: Bihorel,Sihem <sihem.bihorel>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 07:42:04 +0000

Post-doctoral Associate Position
Posting date: 10/31/2016
Position: Two years, full time, post-doctoral associate in translational sy=
stems pharmacology. The start date will be January 2017.
Department: Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology (CPSP), Orl=
ando, FL. College of Pharmacy. University of Florida.
Faculty member: Dr. Sihem Bihorel. MS., PharmD., PhD
Position description: The CPSP at Orlando, FL, is seeking a talented, highl=
y motivated, and energetic post-doctoral associate with expertise in comput=
ational biology. The aim of the project is the development of a new mathema=
tical, computational, and systems-level understanding of immunology and pha=
rmacology. Progress in this area will have not only fundamental scientific =
impact but also accrue immediate, broad practical benefits for the discover=
y of new therapeutic agents, combination therapies, and biomarkers.

During the two years training at the CPSP, the post-doctoral candidate will=
 have the opportunity to gain a breadth of experience in:

* Development and qualification of Quantitative Systems Pharmacology =
(QSP) models and bridging these models to clinical pharmacokinetic (PK) and=
 enhanced pharmacodynamic (ePD) models

* Development and evaluation of the advanced numerical and computatio=
nal methods for QSP/PK/ePD data analyses

* Development and qualification of novel visualization tools for QSP/=
PK/ePD analyses.

* Report within the project in terms of written reports/publications,=
 and oral presentations

* Attend conferences to present the results (posters and symposiums)

Qualifications required:

* Candidate should have a doctoral degree (PhD) in Systems Biology/Ph=
armacology, Bioinformatics, Pharmacometrics, Computer Science, Computationa=
l Biology, Biostatistics, Applied Mathematics, Theoretical Biology, or rela=
ted quantitative data-heavy discipline.

* Proficiency in one or more of these mathematical frameworks: MATLAB=
, R, and Monolix.

* Understanding of in vitro experimental techniques such as cellular =
and molecular biology, and pre-clinical/clinical pharmacokinetic-pharmacody=
namic studies.

* Ability to work as part of a team and independently.

* Skillful English writing ability with first author publications in =
peer reviewed journals.

* Strong oral communication skills.

* Interest in pursuing a career in QSP, Pharmacometrics, and/or clini=
cal pharmacology

How to apply: Please send CV, a brief letter of interest, and the names and=
 email addresses of three referees to Dr. Sihem Bihorel, MS., PharmD., PhD =
via e-mail to sihem.bihorel
CPSP Overview: The CPSP ( is located in the U=
niversity of Florida Academic & Research Center at the Lake Nona Medical Ci=
ty about 5 miles southeast of the Orlando International Airport. The CPSP p=
rovides an academic home to a multidisciplinary and integrative, quantitati=
ve clinical pharmacology program in drug development and regulatory science=
. Lake Nona Medical City ( is a landm=
ark for Orlando and a premier location for medical care, research and educa=
tion. It is anchored by University of Central Florida Medical School, the S=
anford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, the newest VA Medical Center in =
the country, the Nemours Children's Hospital, and the University of Florida=
 Academic and Research Center (CPSP).

Received on Mon Oct 31 2016 - 03:42:04 EDT

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