Postdoctoral Fellow

College of Medicine
Medical Imaging
Postdoctoral Fellow

Status: Term, one year with possibility of extension.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Nuclear Medicine (2012-2013): The Department of Medical Imaging of the College of Medicine of the University of Saskatchewan is seeking applications for a post-doctoral research fellow position in the area of mathematical modeling of nuclear medicine plasma sample data and pharmacokinetics, to further development of the Tikhonov gamma variate model (Tk-GV).

Duties: The successful applicant will be generating physically correct mathematical models of plasma clearance from clinical data. This individual will refine a user interface for the nuclear medicine clinical setting, process research data and will expand the clinical applications of the Tk-GV pharmacokinetic model so as to generalize the model for broader drug classes, routes of administration and dosage regimes.

Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in one of the following areas: pharmacokinetics, physics, computer science, or applied mathematics.

Preferred Experience: Experience with manuscript and grant application preparation, teaching and supervising highly qualified students, and a demonstrated ability to work with other investigators, support personnel, and students in a collaborative research environment. Computer programming is strongly preferred including Mathematica, SPSS, Microsoft Excel, Analyse-it, and others as needed.

Conditions: The position is for one year with possibility of a second year of renewal, pending successful review. The suggested salary is $40,000-$45,000 CDN, depending on expertise with conference support provided.

Close Date: Review of applications will begin September 30, 2012 until the position is filled.

How to Apply: Please send a covering letter/email detailing your background and qualifications and how they match the position. Please include full curriculum vitae (CV) detailing your education, awards, publications and research experience, with at least two letters of reference to:

Prof. Carl Wesolowski
Medical Imaging Department
University of Saskatchewan
Royal University Hospital, Rm 1566
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon  SK Canada S7N 0W8
Tel: +1 306 655 1515    Fax: +1 306 655 2370
E-mail: carl.wesolowski@gmail.com
Screening of applications will continue until position is successfully filled. Only candidates that are interviewed will be notified.

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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