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Research Associate in Translational Pharmacokinetic Modelling
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-018316

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 25/05/2022

Salary: £33,309 - £36,882 per annum (subject to qualifications and experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Division of Pharmacy and Optometry

Hours Per Week: Full time

Contract Duration: 01 April 2022 until 31 March 2024

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

Applications are invited for a Research Associate in PBPK modelling, in the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry. The post will be tenable on a fixed term basis of 24 months in the first instance.

Working under the umbrella of the Centre of Applied Pharmacokinetic Research (CAPKR) group, you will be fully involved in an independently-funded project entitled ‘Optimization of drug therapy in obesity based on considerations of host-microbiome interplay’.

You will hold a PhD in a biomedical, pharmaceutical or systems modelling research area, and have a background in determining activities of drug metabolizing enzymes and/or transporters using different in vitro systems and experience in PBPK modelling incorporating in vitro-in vivo extrapolation. Emphasis will be placed on a developing publication record.

As this role involves research at a postgraduate level, applicants who are not an EEA national or a national of an exempt country and who will require sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route of the UK Visas and Immigration’s (UKVI) Points Based System in order to take up the role, will be required to apply for an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) Certificate and will need to obtain this prior to making any official visa application UKVI)

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered​​​​​​​

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Prof. Aleksandra Galetin


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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