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PhD positions in TB, HIV and TB/HIV PK/PD modelling

From: JS Van der Walt <Js.VanderWalt>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:54:12 +0200

The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town, =
South Africa has received grant funding for TWO PhD positions to study =
pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of first- and second-line drugs in =
the relevant patient populations with tuberculosis. A substantial focus of =
the projects will involve population non-linear mixed effects modeling. =
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 collaborations 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 posts offer =
good opportunities for teaching and leadership.

The positions are available for one year with possibility of extension to =
a total of 3 years according to mutual agreement.

The successful candidates should have a Masters degree or equivalent (e.g. =
MBChB/ B Pharm), or be expected to receive one soon, in a relevant subject =
area (e.g. biostatistics, engineering, health sciences), proficiency with =
operating computers is essential and experience with statistics or =
computer modeling an advantage.

Please apply to the address below with CV and a letter of interest by 28 =
September 2008. The successful candidates would be expected to be =
available from 5 January 2009.

Address queries and applications to Dr Helen McIlleron:
 
helen.mcilleron

OR

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, UCT
K-45 Old Main Building
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa
The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town, =
South Africa has received grant funding for TWO PhD positions to study =
pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of first- and second-line drugs in =
the relevant patient populations with tuberculosis. A substantial focus of =
the projects will involve population non-linear mixed effects modeling. =
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 collaborations 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 posts offer =
good opportunities for teaching and leadership.

The positions are available for one year with possibility of extension to =
a total of 3 years according to mutual agreement.

The successful candidates should have a Masters degree or equivalent (e.g. =
MBChB/ B Pharm), or be expected to receive one soon, in a relevant subject =
area (e.g. biostatistics, engineering, health sciences), proficiency with =
operating computers is essential and experience with statistics or =
computer modeling an advantage.

Please apply to the address below with CV and a letter of interest by 28 =
September 2008. The successful candidates would be expected to be =
available from 5 January 2009.

Address queries and applications to Dr Helen McIlleron:
 
helen.mcilleron

OR

Division of Clinical Pharmacology, UCT
K-45 Old Main Building
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa


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