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How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply by sending a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae to Bo Wen (  


The U-M 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 of experience) in analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, or related field.
  • LC-MS skill, knowledge, and experience for small molecules.
  • Must be a good team player with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills:  Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point; WinNonlin or other pharmacoketic software.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge and experience in metabolite identification and pharmacokinetics.
  • 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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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