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Post-doc / Researcher in Pharmacometrics - Oxford / Bangkok

From: Joel Tarning <joel>
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 08:49:49 +0000

Dear all,

We have an exciting opportunity within the Clinical Pharmacology group at t=
he Mahidol Oxford Research Unit (MORU), Bangkok, Thailand. We are looking f=
or a bright and enthusiastic scientist with a PhD in pharmacometrics/pharma=
cokinetics/pharmacology or related fields. You will work at MORU in Bangkok=
, and report to the Head of Pharmacometrics (Dr Richard Hoglund) and the He=
ad of Clinical Pharmacology (Professor Joel Tarning). The position will be =
primarily involved in developing pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic models uti=
lising clinical and non-clinical data from the Drugs for Neglected Diseases=
 initiative (DNDi). The main goal of this collaboration between MORU and DN=
Di is to optimise the drug development process and provide an evidence-base=
d rational for dose selection of novel drugs for neglected tropical disease=

A successful candidate will be employed at the University of Oxford, and ba=
sed at MORU in Thailand. At the University of Oxford, we aim to lead the wo=
rld in research and education for the benefit of society both in the UK and=
 globally. The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine (NDM) is one of the=
 largest departments of the University and is part of the Medical Sciences =
Division, with responsibility for a significant part of the teaching of cli=
nical students within the Medical School.

MORU is based within the Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, =
Bangkok, Thailand. Our main research interest is neglected tropical disease=
s, with a special focus on maternal and childhood infections. Research is c=
onducted in Bangkok, and at our clinical research sites in southeast Asia, =
and at collaborative research sites throughout Asia and Africa.

DNDi is a not-for-profit research organisation, based in Geneva, Switzerlan=
d. We work with developing a diverse portfolio of drugs against neglected d=
iseases, such as leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and filariasis. Our vision =
is to save lives and improve the health of people living with neglected dis=
eases by using an alternative model to develop drugs for these diseases, an=
d by ensuring equitable access to treatment.

A successful candidate has a PhD in pharmacometrics/pharmacokinetics/pharma=
cology, with a strong academic capacity in the form of publications and/or =
other scientific outputs. You are experienced in nonlinear mixed-effects mo=
delling (PK/PD modelling). It would be desirable if you have experience in =
pharmacometric/statistical modelling software and infectious disease pharma=

More information can be found on this website<
id=149731>. Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will=
 be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online=
 application. Only applications received before 12 noon midday on 3 Mars 20=
21 can be considered. Please quote reference 149731 on all correspondence.

Please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions regarding this=

Best wishes,
Joel Tarning

Dr. Joel Tarning
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Oxford
Visiting Professor, Mahidol University

Head of Department, Clinical Pharmacology, MORU
Tel: 66 (0) 2 203 6369 | Cell: 66 (0) 81 489 1918 | joel
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicin=
e, Mahidol University
Chalermprakiat Building, 420/6 Rajvithi Rd, Bangkok 10400, THAILAND


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Received on Fri Feb 26 2021 - 03:49:49 EST

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