Research Assistant Professor (73998)
The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research (PTR) at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy (COP) at the Orlando / Lake Nona campus invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track position at the rank of a Research Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will have a commitment to the Department’s mission and team-based, collaborative research program. The successful candidate will contribute to the NIH-funded anti-infective research program and related projects in the infectious diseases/translational research theme at UF in collaboration with Drs. Bulitta, Drusano, Brown and their teams. The successful candidate will perform translational research with a focus on advanced mass-spectrometry (MS), including LC-MS/MS and MS-based omics techniques, and integrate these mechanistic data into translational pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic research strategies to ultimately optimize patient dosing. The main responsibility of this position is the development of advanced bioanalytical approaches and their integration into mathematical models for translational research. The candidate will be expected to pursue collaborative research funding. Additional information on the Department and College is available at the website: http://PTR.pharmacy.ufl.edu/
The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in pharmacy / pharmaceutical sciences or medicinal/bioanalytical chemistry with relevant post-doctoral training in advanced bioanalytical techniques of biological systems, as well as knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and mathematical modeling in pharmacology or related fields. FDLE Criminal Background Check Required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with bioanalyses of cellular systems (including bacterial and mammalian cells), mass-spectrometry based ‘omics’ techniques (including proteomics, lipidomics, glycomics, or metabolomics), antimicrobial pharmacology, and mathematical modeling in pharmacokinetics / pharmacodynamics is strongly preferred. Additionally, soft skills including management and communications skills are essential for team-based research with faculty and collaborators.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is identified. Qualified applicants should submit an application that includes: a CV; a cover letter that describes career interests, and contact information for three references. Applications will be kept confidential, and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants.
The University of Florida College of Pharmacy strives to stimulate a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion within an exceptional community of students, faculty, and staff. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and are committed to developing leaders who respect, support and have a positive impact on all individuals.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
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