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Postdoc position available at the University of Cape Town, South Africa

From: Paolo Denti <paolo.denti>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 16:57:58 +0200

Dear NMUsers,
we are looking for a postdoc to join our pharmacometrics group at the Unive=
rsity of Cape Town, South Africa.

Interested candidates should send their CV to paolo.denti

The announcement with all the details can be found below.


The Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Cape Town is see=
king to appoint a post-doctoral fellow to join the research and training ac=
tivities of the Pharmacometrics Group.

The Division has established clinical and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic e=
xpertise in the area of tuberculosis, HIV, and malaria. It is involved in a=
 number of large clinical trials across Africa and hosts an analytical lab =
engaged in pre-clinical research. Within the division, the Pharmacometrics =
Group is active internationally and enjoys research collaborations with som=
e of the most renowned pharmacometrics teams worldwide.

The responsibilities of the post-doctoral fellow will include the developme=
nt and conduct of modelling and simulation research projects, and the mento=
rship and training of postgraduate students. The research projects can be a=
rranged according to the interests and skills of the candidate, but will be=
 pertaining to the research interests of the division.

Requirements include:

• A PhD awarded in the last 5 years in a discipline relevant=
 to pharmacometrics (applied mathematics, engineering, (bio-)statistics, cl=
inical pharmacology or related life sciences)
• Excellent numerical skills and experience in computer prog=
ramming (e.g. R, Matlab, C++)
• Experience with NONMEM, Monolix or other modelling softwar=
• Demonstration of strong research capability
• Good attitude towards team work
• Good command of English

The following will be advantageous:

• Direct experience in pharmacometric modelling and simulati=
on in infectious diseases
• Demonstration of leadership, training, and mentoring capab=

The appointment duration is three years, renewable upon mutual agreement on=
 a yearly basis, and a generous scholarship is offered.

Please note that, due to university regulations, postdoctoral fellowships c=
annot be offered to applicants that have previously held full-time professi=
onal or academic posts.

To apply, or for any further information, please contact paolo.denti
tter of motivation.

For more information about research in our division, just google “p=
harmacometrics Cape Town”.
For any extracurricular reasons to move to the beautiful Mother City of Afr=
ica, google “Cape Town” instead, and click on “Imag=

Paolo Denti, PhD
Pharmacometrics Group
Division of Clinical Pharmacology
Department of Medicine
University of Cape Town

K45 Old Main Building
Groote Schuur Hospital
Observatory, Cape Town
7925 South Africa
phone: +27 21 404 7719
fax: +27 21 448 1989
email: paolo.denti


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Received on Wed Feb 18 2015 - 09:57:58 EST

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