Assistant Research Fellow - Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Assistant Research Fellow - Pharmacology and Toxicology-2300410



About our team/Mō te tīma

The Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Otago is a research-intensive department with a focus on developing drugs to treat important conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, neurological conditions and heart disease. The Department is also committed to high quality teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The role/Te mahi

A full-time, fixed term Assistant Research Fellow position is available in the Glass Lab in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

This project is an exciting opportunity to join a collaboration between the Department and researchers at Research Triangle Institute (RTI) North Carolina to characterise novel synthetic cannabinoids as they emerge onto the recreational market. The Otago group will perform in vitro characterisation of the compounds using a range of cell based signalling and binding assays.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Applicants should have a postgraduate qualification in pharmacology, biochemistry, or cell biology. Experience in cell culture and molecular biology techniques along with strong organizational, data analysis, written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 16 months, located in Dunedin. The expected start date is 26 April 2023.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

Specific enquiries may be directed to Professor Michelle Glass via the contact details below.


To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2300410 close on Sunday, 19 March 2023.

Applications will be considered as they are received. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

Additional Information

Contact: Professor Michelle Glass     Tel: +64 3 479 8524

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Employment Status
 Fixed Term 
Salary Level and Range
 Assistant Research Fellow ($54,591 to $74,781)
 Pharmacology and Toxicology
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