Research Fellow in Pharmacy

Michigan, United States
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your C.V. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

To Apply: please email all application materials 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;
  • preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetic analysis;
  • clinical biological sample preparation including plasma and biological fluids;
  • In vivo animal PK study with mice and dogs;
  • 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.
  • Hands on experience with dosing and sample collection on animals
  • 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.
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team setting.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge and experience in metabolite identification and pharmacokinetics are preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in animal PK study are preferred, especially dogs.

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.