Research Assistant ADME
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The Uppsala University Drug Optimization and Pharmaceutical Profiling Platform (UDOPP) is located at the Department of Pharmacy, Uppsala University. The primary aim of UDOPP is to perform in silico and in vitro ADME (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion) investigations of hit collections and compound series during lead optimization in collaboration with academic research groups primarily in Sweden. The platform is also developing preclinical formulations and performs bioanalytical services. The platform was formed in 2009 and is supported by a research group performing cutting edge research in the ADME drug delivery field.
UDOPP participates in the Innovative Medicine Initiative (IMI), New Drugs for Bad Bugs (ND4BB) program, European Gram Negative Antibacterial Engine (ENABLE) consortium and is also a part of the SciLifeLab Drug Discovery and Development Platform (SciLifeLab DDD). For more information, please visit the following homepages at: http://nd4bb-enable.eu/ and http://farmaci.uu.se/research/drugdelivery/udoppeng/
The ENABLE consortium includes 42 partners from academia and private pharmaceutical companies which creates a cross-European drug discovery engine for testing and optimizing molecules which have the potential to become future drug candidates capable of treating resistant gram-negative infections (https://www.imi.europa.eu/content/enable). The UDOPP team is responsible for all in vitro ADME investigations within the ENABLE consortium.
We are now recruiting a highly motivated and flexible ADME scientist to expand our capacity. The position will be located at the Uppsala University Drug Optimization and Pharmaceutical Profiling Platform (UDOPP), Department of Pharmacy. Further information about the department and the research groups can be found at www.farmfak.uu.se/farm/.
Duties: The candidate will perform daily experimental work with in vitro ADME and cell based assays for small molecules and peptides. The candidate will also work as an ADME project team member in drug discovery projects within the ENABLE consortium.
Requirements: The successful candidate should have excellent laboratory skills including ability for planning, executing, analyzing and reporting of in vitro ADME results. Practical experience from cell culture, e.g. with Caco-2 and MDCK cells is crucial.
The successful candidate should also be flexible and highly motivated, have good problem solving and time management skills, and have the capacity to work with tight deadlines. Good interpersonal and cooperation skill and ability to represent UDOPP/ ADME in interdisciplinary teams are essential.
Additional qualifications: The candidate should have at least an MSc degree biology, biochemistry, farmacy or similar. The candidate should have at least 5 years’ experience from the biotech/pharmaceutical industry and from work as core team member in preclinical drug discovery projects.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 01-09-2019 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position 6 months.
Scope of employment: 100%
For further information about the position please contact: Pawel Baranczewski, e-mail email@example.com, phone +46 (0) 707467894 or +46 (0) 18 4714967 (office).
Please submit your application by 26 August 2019, UFV-PA 2019/2618.
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Placement: Department of Pharmacy
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months
Pay: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/2618
Last application date: 2019-08-26
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