Postdoctoral Research Fellow-Clinical Pharmacology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Internal Number: 139625
There is an immediate opening for a postdoctoral Research Fellow or Research Associate position in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The position is funded for 5 years. The research is focused on pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic modeling and simulation of beta-lactam antibiotics in critically ill children and adults to build evidence for model-informed precision dosing and to translate this work to the bedside in patients. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in model-informed precision dosing (MIPD), pharmacometrics and biostatistical approaches (such as nonlinear mixed effects modeling and Bayesian statistics) to evaluate and optimize pharmacotherapy.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Design, execute, and record laboratory experiments, and analyze the data.
Research and improve current methods and evaluate innovative techniques. Implement this knowledge in the Division/Department.
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit scientific reports, papers, journal articles, abstracts, and grants.
Maintain currency in field through continuing education, literature, and seminars.
Attend required Cincinnati Children's training sessions and ensure regulatory compliance with all policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Cincinnati Children's Research and Training at a Glance:
Among the top in NIH funding for pediatric research institutions
Over 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space
900+ scientists conducting basic, translational, and clinical research
Over 2000 publications annually in top-tier journals
Access to Employee Resource Groups and Mentorship programs
Postdocs have gone on to careers in academia, biotech, pharma, teaching etc.
PhD, PharmD, MD or MS in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmacy, Biostatistics or related discipline at the time of appointment
PhD, PharmD, MD or MS in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical sciences, Pharmacy, Biostatistics or related discipline at the time of appointment.
Experience with PK/PD modeling and simulation and related software packages
Experience with biostatistics and related programming software
Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team to learn and integrate knowledge across different disciplines
Excitement to learn new skills in pharmacometrics, including population PK modeling, PK/PD modeling and PBPK modeling
Cincinnati Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families (EEO/AA).
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
At Cincinnati Children’s, we come to work with one goal: to make children’s health better. We believe in a team approach, both in caring for patients and their families, and in advancing science and discovery. We strive to do better, and find energy and inspiration in our shared purpose. If you want to be the best you can be, you can do it at Cincinnati Children’s.