Two positions are available in the department of Environmental and Global
Health at the University of Florida to develop and apply physiologically based
pharmacokinetic (PBPK) models and artificial intelligence (AI) methods to
toxicology and risk assessment in the laboratory of Zhoumeng Lin, Ph.D.,
Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology, Center for Pharmacometrics and
Research projects for these positions include: (1) development of
physiologically based pharmacokinetic (PBPK) models of drugs, environmental
chemicals, and nanoparticles for applications in nanomedicine, animal-derived
food safety, and human health risk assessment; (2) collection and meta-
analysis of pharmacokinetic and tissue distribution data of nanoparticles in
healthy and tumor-bearing animals using machine learning and AI approaches;
and (3) integration of PBPK models with AI methods to develop AI-assisted
computational approaches to support decision-making in human, animal and
Minimum Requirements: A PhD degree in environmental health, biostatistics,
epidemiology, toxicology, pharmacometrics, pharmacology, engineering,
bioinformatics, or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior biostatistical analysis and pharmacokinetic
modeling experience using software such as R, Python, MATLAB, Phoenix, MCSim,
Monolix, acslX and Berkeley Madonna.
Full time Postdoctoral Associates, (1.0 FTE), earn a salary in the range of
$53,760-$65,292 annually depending on experience in conjunction with NIH
salary guidelines and are eligible for insurance and 5 hours of personal leave
Candidates should attach a statement of short-term and long-term research and
career goals, a current CV, and three professional references with your online
application. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the
positions are filled. Positions are available beginning in October 2021 but
the start date is flexible.
The final candidates will be required to provide official transcript to the
hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if
a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an
education institution outside of the United States are required to be
evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an
accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please
call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD).
Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.