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Assistant professor position in Pharmacology at Leiden University

From: Coen van Hasselt <coenvanhasselt>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 12:12:40 +0200

We have an opening for a 6 year assistant professor position in
(quantitative) pharmacology at Leiden University (NL) contributing both to
teaching and research.

So, are you soon finishing a postdoc, do you have some affinity with
teaching (besides research), consider applying for this position!

Assistant professor in Pharmacology

The Faculty of Science and the Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research
(LACDR) are looking for an

*Assistant professor in Pharmacology*

*Project Description*
You will be appointed at the Division of Systems Biomedicine and
 of LACDR <>, which consists of 6 Principal
Investigator (PI) groups performing research in the areas of (systems)
pharmacology/pharmacometrics, analytical biosciences, and biophysics.

*Key responsibilities*
In this position you will contribute to the teaching program of the
bachelor and master programmes of Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences (~50%) and
perform research (~50%).

Teaching tasks will include small and large group teaching on pharmacology
or general scientific skills as well as individual supervision of students
during research projects and thesis writing. As member of the core teaching
team for the Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences programmes you will be responsible
for implementation of teaching innovation and alignment of the overall

Research tasks will consist of a combination of supporting PhD students
within the Division of Systems Biomedicine and Pharmacology, primarily in
the groups of Elizabeth de Lange
pharmacology and diseases) and Coen van Hasselt
pharmacology) as co-supervisor. You are also encouraged to pursue your
personal research interests in the area of pharmacokinetics and
pharmacodynamics (PKPD), pharmacometrics, or quantitative systems
pharmacology and you will have the opportunity to apply for grants to
support these interests. A personal budget will be provided supporting
attendance of teaching and/or research conferences.

*Selection criteria*

   - PhD degree in (Bio-) Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy or a related
   - Affinity for teaching, in particular on pharmacology and related
   topics (prior teaching experience is a plus). Preferably in possession o=
f a
   University Teaching Qualification (BKO), or willing to acquire that with=
   2 years after appointment;
   - Knowledge of pharmacokinetics, pharmacology, and PKPD;
   - Knowledge of antibiotic pharmacology/infectious diseases, CNS
   pharmacology, microdialysis methods and/or biochemical methods is a plus=
   - Excellent communication skills in English (both in speaking and
   writing) is required;
   - Able to communicate in Dutch or motivated to learn Dutch;
   - Good team player and organizer;
   - Planned start date as soon as possible by Q1 2021 the latest.

*Our organisation*
The Faculty of Science <> is a
world-class faculty where staff and students work together in a dynamic
international environment. It is a faculty where personal and academic
development have top priorities. Our people are committed to expand
fundamental knowledge by curiosity and to look beyond the borders of their
own discipline; their aim is to benefit science, and to contribute to
addressing the major societal challenges of the future.

The research carried out at the Faculty of Science is very diverse, ranging
from mathematics, information science, astronomy, physics, chemistry and
bio-pharmaceutical sciences to biology and environmental sciences. The
research activities are organised in eight institutes. These institutes
offer eight bachelor’s and twelve master’s programmes. The =
faculty has
grown strongly in recent years and now has more than 2200 staff and almost
4400 students. We are located at the heart of Leiden’s Bio Science =
one of Europe’s biggest science parks, where university and busines=
s life
come together.

*Terms and conditions*
We offer a full-time position for six years. Salary range from € 3.=
746,- to
€ 5.127,- gross per month (pay scale 11 in accordance with the Coll=
Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities).

Leiden University offers an attractive benefits package with additional
holiday (8%) and end-of-year bonuses (8.3%), training and career
development and sabbatical leave. Our individual choices model gives you
some freedom to assemble your own set of terms and conditions. Candidates
from outside The Netherlands may be eligible for a substantial tax break.

A program for courses to further develop supervision, teaching and
leadership skills is available. Obtaining your BKO teaching qualification
within 2 years is a requirement for this position.

Leiden University is strongly committed to diversity within its community
and especially welcomes applications from members of underrepresented

Enquiries can be made to or Elizabeth (Liesbeth) de Lange, email

To apply for this vacancy, please send *no later than August 15, 2020* an
email to m.tjiong
application the vacancy number and the following additional documents:

   - A letter of motivation;
   - A CV highlighting research and teaching experience;
   - Two written letters of recommendation by former supervisors.

Received on Tue Jul 07 2020 - 06:12:40 EDT

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