- University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Location: Birmingham, AL
- Job Number: 7134571
- Posting Date: Mar 16, 2023
- Salary / Pay Rate: 56,484
- Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Pius Fasinu in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for highly motivated individuals to develop and conduct DMPK/ADME studies on small molecule drugs. Prior experience in ADME assays including metabolite identification, drug transporter, CYP450, PK studies in rodents and bioanalysis is preferred. The candidate needs to be proficient in assay design, troubleshooting, LC/MS use, data analysis, and animal handling. This position requires working with minimal supervision.
Knowledge and experience with LC/MS/MS is required.
Ability to design, execute, analyze and interpret experiments with minimal direct supervision.
Attention to detail.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Ability to multi-task and follow through any given tasks.
Perform cell biology and molecular biology studies to support early drug discovery projects
Ph.D. degree in pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences, biology, biochemistry, or related discipline.
Some postdoctoral experience is desirable but not required.
When applying for the position, please include a 1-page cover letter with a brief statement of research interests, an updated CV and contact information for at least 3 references. The application should be sent to [email protected]. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with research experience and background. They are based on the NIH Ruth Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow Scale.
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings.
Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with nearly 28,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact of $12.1 billion. U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks 16 UAB graduate programs among the nation’s top 25 and eight UAB specialties were ranked among the nation’s top 50 in the magazine’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals report. UAB research grants and awards are at a record high, totaling $715 million in FY22 — a 50% increase over the past five years. UAB ranks 33rd among all universities in federal research funding and 17th among public universities. UAB's NIH funding continues to grow among peer institutions in the Southeast and beyond, with the university ranking 25th among all universities in NIH funding and 11th among public universities.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.