Research Fellow - 21332BR

Research Fellow

Department: 
Pharmacy Practice
Location/Division: 
University of Ks Medical Ctr
Work Location Assignment: 
On-Site
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

A Research Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Ryan S. Funk in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The selected candidate will conduct independent and collaborative research investigating the clinical pharmacology of protein-based and small-molecule therapeutics used in the treatment of autoimmune disease. Research techniques will include both pre-clinical and clinical research methodologies, including: mammalian cell culture, molecular pharmacology, protein chemistry, enzyme immunoassay, bioanalytical assay development, blood sample processing and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic analysis. The selected candidate will be given the opportunity to present their findings at relevant scientific meetings and will contribute to the training and development of undergraduate and graduate students.

A fellowship will last two years and upon successful completion, the fellow will receive a certificate of completion of a Fellowship in Academic Pharmaceutical Research signed by the Fellow’s sponsor, Chair of Pharmacy Practice and the Dean of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Preferred candidates will have a record of research accomplishment as reflected in publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings. Experience working with cell culture models, animal models, human subjects research, and bioanalytical techniques for pharmaceutical analysis.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the University actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups and those committed to excellence and who can contribute to the University's innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary initiatives to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that will change the world. See http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives.

Job Description

75% - Plan, coordinate, conduct and publish research in the area of experimental and clinical pharmacology.
5% - Laboratory management responsibilities, including: equipment maintenance, order of supplies, compliance with laboratory safety protocols.
10% - Assist in training and professional development of undergraduate and graduate level researchers.
5% - Grant writing
5% - Attend and participate in scientific group meetings and seminars.

Required Qualifications

1. A terminal degree in Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy from an ACPE accredited school with or without a Master of Science degree or Doctor of Philosophy in a related field.)
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidenced in application materials and interview.
3. Documented experience in research data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Record of research accomplishment as reflected in publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meetings.
2. Experience working with cell culture models, animal models, human subjects research, and bioanalytical techniques for pharmaceutical analysis.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will consist of online application, a cover letter addressing specifically how the applicant meets the required qualifications, current CV, and contact information of 3 professional references.

Application review will begin on April 1, 2022 and continue until a qualified applicant has been identified. To ensure first consideration, apply by March 31, 2022.

Contact Information to Applicants

Ryan Funk
ryanfunk@kumc.edu
913-945-6904

Advertised Salary Range

52,000.00

Application Review Begins

01-Apr-2022

Anticipated Start Date

01-Jul-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
21332BR
Department:
Pharmacy Practice
Primary Campus:
University of Ks Medical Ctr
Work Location Assignment:
On-Site
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
01-Apr-2022