Job ID: 193801


University of California San Francisco

  • Sep. 5, 2022
  • Dec. 15, 2022
  • Jan. 2, 2023
  • Post-Doc
  • Pharmacokinetics
    Pharmaceutical Chemistry

A postdoc research opportunity is available in the Drug Research Unit, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California at San Francisco.

The participant will conduct research on quantitative analysis of drugs including, but not limited to, antimalarials and antivirals using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and other analytical methods.  A current project (funded by NIH, 1R21 AI153848-01A1) is to explore two-dimensional liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method to quantify unbound antimalarial drugs in human plasma. The participant may also involve in pharmacokinetic data analysis including non-compartment analysis using WinNonlin® or modeling study using NONMEM®. Under the guidance of the mentor/Unit Co-directors, the participant will learn about quantitative analytical method development and validations and complex pharmacokinetic data analysis

The successful candidate should have Chemistry awareness and familiarity with analytical chemistry and biochemistry. Working experience with surfactants and HPLC separation of small/large molecules is a plus. Newly graduated PhD students are encouraged to apply. The duration is one year with the potential of renewal for a 2nd year if funds are available. Please send your Resume and reference list to The expected start date for the position is January 2, 2023. 

  • We welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, pregnancy, age, disability, or civil partnership, marital or family status.

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  • Drug Research Unit
    University of California San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA
  • 415-476-5454

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