The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, in conjunction with GSK, Nuventra, and IQVIA, sponsors research fellowships in pharmacokinetics (PK) / pharmacodynamics (PD) for postdoctoral applicants interested in pursuing careers as clinical pharmacologists, clinical pharmacokineticists, or pharmacometricians in an industry, academic, or regulatory settings.
The fellowship provides training and experience in:
Design and implementation of PK and PD studies in healthy volunteers, patient populations, or relevant in vitro/pre-clinical models;
Computer PK and PD data analysis and simulations;
Laboratory methods to evaluate clinical drug disposition problems; and
Biostatistical analysis and pharmacometrics.
Fellows will spend the first year of appointment at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill under the direction of UNC faculty. The second year of appointment will be spent on location at either GSK or Nuventra’s research facilities in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, or with IQVIA in Overland Park, Kansas. For more information, visit http://pharmacy.unc.edu/programs/fellowships
Preferred qualifications include a PharmD, PhD, or MD, and a background in pharmacokinetics. An advanced degree must be conferred by the time of appointment.
The Application deadline for early consideration is October 30, 2020. The final deadline to apply is December 15, 2020. See pharmacydpetfellowships.web.unc.edu/ for instructions on submitting an application.
Application requirements include a CV, letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional letters of recommendation.
Start date: July 1, 2021.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation includes a standard UNC benefits package, health insurance, and support for professional travel and career development.
About Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
At the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, everything we do begins and ends with a patient in mind. We are preparing the next generation of scientists, clinicians and practitioners to discover solutions to the world’s most challenging health care issues. Throughout our history, the School has built a reputation for cutting edge research, rigorous training programs, and outstanding faculty, staff, and students. A world-class university, a model Area Health Education Center (AHEC) system, an award-winning hospital system, and an international center for pharmaceutical research and development, and close proximity to the Research Triangle Park, creates one of the most dynamic centers of learning in the nation. The School is one of five health affairs schools on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and benefits from close collaborations with many on-campus research programs, including the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences, the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Infectious Diseases, and the McAllister Heart Institute. The School is the number one ranked pharmacy program based on the U.S. News & World Report ranking and is one of the leaders among schools of pharmacy in research funding.