Department: COP Pharmacy Practice and Science 50000721
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
A postdoctoral position is available in the Murry Clinical Pharmacology laboratory at UNMC. The research program is multidisciplinary with opportunities for the application of clinical pharmacology research across the drug discovery and development process. This position will focus on in vitro and in vivo drug metabolism studies, LCMS method development and optimization, pharmacokinetic analysis, and drug formulation for poorly soluble compounds.
Qualifications: PHD degree in pharmaceutics or related field. An MD degree is also acceptable.
Experience in one of the following areas is required: LCMS method development, in vitro metabolism and novel compound formulation.
Additionally, experience in the following areas highly desired: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, cell culture, drug toxicity assays.
Expertise/skills in molecular biology techniques is desired: PCR, cell culture, drug metabolism.
Candidates need to be highly-motivated, organized individuals who think independently but enjoy working as part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
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