Company: Kansas State University
Posted on: March 11, 2023
Department: 3670053010 K-State Olathe
Job no: 514356
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Olathe, Kansas
Worksite: Remote eligible (must reside in US)
Categories: Agriculture, Research / Scientific / Grants, Veterinary Medicine, Food Safety, Food Systems
Pay Grade: 08B
About This Role:
K-State Olathe is looking to fill a Research Associate position. This position will perform comparative pharmacokinetics modeling using data from the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank(FARAD) and relevant physiological and pathophysiology data.
The Research Associate will perform research in Multilevel Nonlinear Mixed-Effects Modeling and Machine Learning for Prediction applied to human food safety. As part of the 1DATA Consortium, a joint research collaboration between K-State Olathe in Olathe KS, and the College of Veterinary Medicine at the North Carolina State University (NCSU), in Raleigh, NC, the Research Associate will perform comparative pharmacokinetics modeling using data from the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) and relevant physiological and pathophysiology data in an intellectually vibrant environment with ample mentorship.
The primary aim of this joint research collaboration between K-State and NCSU is to better understand the many factors that influence the pharma-cometrics of drugs and environmental contaminants across multiple species, and especially food animal species, as these estimates can significantly impact the occurrence of drug residues in our nation's food and ultimately of food safety importance.
BASIC JOB FUNCTIONS:
The Research Associate reports to the co-leaders of 1Data. This is joint research collaboration between the College of Veterinary Medicine at the North Carolina State University (NCSU), in Raleigh, NC, and K-State Olathe in Olathe KS; therefore, the successful applicant is expected to rotate between both research labs during the 2-3-year project period.This position will require working in a team environment. Our research Group across both Universities provides a stimulating modeling environment by encouraging active collaborations with scientists trained in biostatistics, computational biology,bioinformatics, and pharmacology/toxicology.
Why Join Us:
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.
This position is eligible for remote worksite. Work is performed fully in a remote capacity. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.
Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.
What You'll Need to Succeed:
How to Apply:
Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three current professional references.
Application materials must be submitted online to be considered.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Majid Jaberi-Douraki, Co-Lead 1Data, at firstname.lastname@example.org(913.307.7310)
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Roberta Robinson, Human Capital Manager, at email@example.com (913.307.7316).
Screening of Applications Begins:
Immediately and continues until position is filled.
Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:
$23.07 - $28.85/hour ($48,000 - $60,000 annually)
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Advertised: Dec 20, 2022 Central Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled
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