Postdoctoral Research Associate needed to join a cross-collaborative research team in the department of pharmacology and experimental neuroscience at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. investigating the means to eradicate HIV infection. Responsibilities include planning, execution and interpretation of drug metabolism, absorption, tissue distribution, metabolism, excretion and toxicity at the cellular and animal model level for pre-clinical studies. The goals are in the development of long-acting, slow effective release, antiretroviral and viral elimination, molecular and immune therapies. The individual will develop quantitative measures of drug metabolism and detection, including break down metabolites in biological materials.
We seek a highly motivated, dedicated, skilled and energetic individual with a Ph.D., M.D. or both degrees with prior training in bioanalytical chemistry, nanopharmacology and pharmacokinetics.
Pharmaceutical experience in use of mass spectrometry is required.
Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills are required.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges and two institutes, serving about 3,700 students in more than two dozen programs. Our primary care program was recently ranked fourth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our physician assistant program was ranked ninth. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country. ... Major Units: College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry, College of Public Health, Graduate College, College of Allied Health Professions, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute, Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.