Research Associate, In Vitro Drug Metabolism

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 - £35,211 per annum
13 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 12/12/2018
Salary : £32,236 - £35,211 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Pharmacy & Optometry
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : ASAP 2 years from start date

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

You will become a member of the Centre of Applied Pharmacokinetic Research (CAPKR) and be fully involved in a project entitled ‘Optimising hepatocyte-based clearance prediction: emphasis on drugs with low clearance but extensive metabolism.’ You will hold a PhD in a biomedical, pharmaceutical or biochemical science research area, and have a background in in vitro cellular assay and quantitative drug metabolism. Previous experience in hepatocyte studies and physiologically-based pharmacokinetic modelling as well as working with industrial partners would be desirable. Emphasis will be placed on a developing publication record.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr David Hallifax


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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

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