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PK/PD modeller position in Leiden

From: Marieke de Kam <Mdekam>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 10:30:13 +0100

Dear all,

Hereby I send you an add about a position for a PK/PD modeller in Leiden:

Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic modeller/Statistician

CHDR (Centre for Human Drug Research) is a clinical pharmacology institute =
in Leiden, the Netherlands. The research is primarily focussed on testing =
the effects of innovative medicines on humans and the development of =
biomarkers in early phases of development. CHDR is also a major training =
site for clinical pharmacologists, many of whom work on a PhD-thesis =
during their training. In addition CHDR is actively involved in the =
training of medical and biomedical students at Leiden University. A custom =
built clinical research unit is available and a plan for the next two =
years that will result in relocation to a new 7000m2 custom built unit.

CHDR is looking for a PK-PD modeller and statistician.

The emphasis of the position is on PK and PK-PD modelling but an interest =
in biomedical statistics and statistical analysis is an advantage.
We are looking for a person who can independently perform modelling =
studies of varying complexity using standard software packages. Modelling =
will be primarily on data obtained at CHDR. These data will increasingly =
require integration with preclinical information, and the use of systems =
biology and physiological modelling techniques. The results of these =
analyses will not only be used for study reports, but also for articles =
and theses.
Additionally, together with the statistician, the applicant will be =
concerned with the statistical analyses of pharmacodynamic data obtained =
at CHDR, along with giving advice and statistical support in all stages of =
the research. Analyses are performed using SAS software. Prior statistica=
l experience is not essential and on-site training facilities are =
The modeller/statistician must have an academic background in medicine, =
biology, pharmacology or a related field. Both full and part-time =
positions are possible. The salary is dependent upon background and =

CHDR and Leiden University have an increasingly international work force =
and English is used throughout CHDR, employing many international students =
and professionals.
Your application with CV can be sent to the Personnel Department at CHDR =
(attn Margreet ten Kate: PZ
please call (+31 71 5246400), e-mail (mdekam
web-site ( If preferred, one of our senior staff members can =
contact you at a suitable time.

best regards,
Marieke de Kam
statistician CHDR
Received on Mon Nov 24 2008 - 04:30:13 EST

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