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Postdoctoral position

From: JS Van der Walt <Js.VanderWalt>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 09:46:19 +0200

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town, =
South Africa has received a grant for a postdoctoral position in population=
 non-linear mixed effects modeling of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics=
 in the interacting diseases tuberculosis (TB) and HIV. Our Division has =
established clinical and pharmacokinetic expertise in TB, HIV and TB/HIV. =
We have a young and dynamic modeling group supported by ongoing collaborati=
ons with more experienced groups in Europe and Australasia.
We are actively engaged in the design and conduct of several research =
projects generating data in the relevant patient populations and volunteers=
. The group focus includes pharmacokinetic drug-drug and drug-disease =
interactions in children and adults co-infected with TB and HIV, and =
optimizing dosing strategies for TB and HIV treatments.
The post offers opportunities for teaching and leadership and is available =
for one year with possibility of extension to a total of 3 years according =
to mutual agreement.
The successful post doctoral candidate should have a PhD, or be expected =
to receive one soon, in a relevant subject area (e.g. pharmacokinetics/phar=
macodynamics or biostatistics) and prior hands-on pharmacokinetic =
modelling experience is a requirement.
Please apply to the address below with CV and a letter of interest before =
16 January 2009. The position will commence in the first quarter of 2009.
Address queries and applications to Dr Helen McIlleron:
Division of Clinical Pharmacology, UCT
K-45 Old Main Building
GrooteSchuur Hospital
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa

Received on Wed Dec 17 2008 - 02:46:19 EST

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