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Please apply to this posting and also forward your cover letter describing your specific interests in this position and skills and experiences directly related to this position along with your CV to Dr. Amit Pai (

Job Summary

The UM College of Pharmacy has a full-time opening for a research fellow in its Pharmacokinetics

Core Facility. The successful candidate will independently perform the following routine studies:

*microsomal stability testing using LC-MS;

*metabolite identification using LC-MS/MS in microsomal incubation and in vivo biological matrix;

*quantitative LC-MS analysis of compounds in biological matrix of preclinical and clinical samples;

*animal dosing (oral and IV) in mice and rats, bleeding, tissue collection;

*preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic analysis;

*dissolution testing of drug formulations;

*clinical biological sample preparation including plasma and biological fluids; and

*independent preparation of study reports.

Required Qualifications*

*PhD degree (with 0-3 years experience) in analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, or related field.

*LC-MS skill, knowledge, and experience for small molecules are required.

*The candidate should be a good team player with strong oral and written communication skills.

*Computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point; WinNonlin or other pharmacokinetic software.

Desired Qualifications*

*Knowledge and experience in metabolite identification and pharmacokinetics are preferred.

*Animal handling experience, especially IV dosing, is desirable, but training will be provided.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.