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[NMusers] UCSD/Pfizer Post-Postdoctoral Fellowship

From: Mina Nikanjam <>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 14:22:11 +0000 (UTC)

UC San Diego / Pfizer Post-doctoralResearch Fellowship in Clinical Pharmaco=
logy-Oncology, July 2018- June 2020

 The Universityof California San Diego and Pfizer Global Research andD=
evelopment La Jolla are pleased to offer a two year post-doctoral fellowshi=
p in clinical oncology. Fellows will work on clinical pharmacology projects=
 at Pfizer and UC San Diego. During thefellowship, the trainee will de=
velop general clinical research skills, a comprehensiveunderstanding of can=
cer biology, knowledge of biomarkers and common targets for cancertherapeut=
ics, and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic/disease modeling andsimulation exp=
erience with a focus on integrating these disciplines towardsdeveloping new=
 cancer therapies. They will learn protocol development, construction,=
 validation and utilization of disease, drug exposure response, and pharmac=
okinetic modeling to facilitate drug development. Specifically, fellow=
s will learn to use Phoenix for non-compartmental pharmacokinetic analysis,=
 NONMEM for population PK/PD modeling, and R for data integration, statisti=
cal analysis and exploration of PK/PD analyses. Training will also inc=
lude formal coursework in biostatistics with clinical pharmacology seminars=
 at both UCSD and Pfizer. Fellows will receive direct clinical oncology exp=
erience at the UCSD Moores Cancer Center including rotations in the phase 1=
 clinic and investigational drugs service. 
Requirements: The fellowmust be a graduate of an accredited school of pharm=
acy with a PharmD,PharmD/PhD degree or equivalent and be licensed or eligib=
le for licensure as apharmacist in California. 

Salary and Benefits: The annual stipend iscompetitive with NIH fellowships.=
 Benefits include medical and dentalinsurance. In addition, vacation, sick =
and professional leave are provided. 
Application: Applications for a start date of July 1, 2018 will be accepted=
beginning December 1, 2017 and are due by January 1, 2018. Interviews willc=
ommence in January 2018. To apply, send a letter of intent, curriculum vita=
e,and at least three letters of recommendation to: UC San Diego / PfizerFel=
lowship Selection Committee Skaggs School of Pharmacy and PharmaceuticalSci=
ences 9500 Gilman Drive #0657 La Jolla, CA 92093-0657 Email:
For questions or additional information please contact: Mina Nikanjam =
MD PhD ( or Jeremiah Momper PharmD PhD (

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