Dr. Keith Rodvold at the UIC College of Pharmacy is conducting a research study to see how body weight affects the levels of an FDA-approved antibiotic named telavancin.
You may be eligible if you are a healthy non-smoker between the ages of 18 and 50, and weigh at least 230 pounds. Participants will receive one intravenous dose of telavancin and undergo a series of blood draws and urine collections to measure levels of telavancin in the blood and urine. At least four visits to the study site will be required, and participants will be asked to collect urine for a 12-hour overnight period.
Qualified participants will receive financial compensation for their time.
Call 312-767-8046 or E-mail email@example.com for further information.
UIC IRB# 2015-1189
Approval period: 1/6/16-1/5/17
"Pharmacokinetics of Telavancin in Normal and Obese Subjects"
Principal investigator: Keith A. Rodvold, PharmD
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy
Full Professor, Nursing, Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair in Nursing Research at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
The UIC, College of Nursing is searching for a Full Professor as the Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair in Nursing Research. This is a full-time, permanent, academic year, tenured position.
The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing is among the top ranked nursing colleges in the country in research and academic programs, and is dedicated to a rich, innovative, and diverse collaborative culture to advance global nursing leadership. With its main campus located in the heart of Chicago—a vibrant, technically wide-ranging, metropolitan area—UIC College of Nursing is a highly competitive, research intensive institution. Our faculty educates highly competent nurse leaders in research, academic scholarship, clinical practice, and healthcare administration with campuses in Chicago, Urbana-Champaign, Springfield, Rockford, Peoria, and Quad Cities.
We invite applications for a tenured position in one of our departments: Biobehavioral Health Science, Women, Children, and Family Health Science and Health System Science. Visit our website to learn more about us at: http://www.uic.edu/nursing.
HARRIET H. WERLEY ENDOWED CHAIR:
The successful candidate will be an outstanding nurse researcher who will inspire others to pursue research and actively participate in nursing research development at UIC. The Chair holder will advance her/his own research and scholastic activities, demonstrate how contributions to nursing research can impact health care as a whole, and mentor faculty and students in their research endeavors.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintains a high level of external grant funding for his/her own research.
• Mentors UIC CON faculty and students in their research endeavors to facilitate their success.
• Facilitates the development of CON Research Centers and research interest groups, as well as provides leadership for a Research Center in his/her area of research expertise.
• Actively seeks to identify opportunities for funding for faculty, and seeks operational and infrastructure support for research in the college.
• Engages with the research community to advance the research mission of the UIC CON, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
• Promotes the translation of research findings into practice.
1. Earned doctorate in nursing or related field;
2. Demonstrated evidence of research and scholarly productivity consistent with the mission of the Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair and commensurate with the rank of Professor;
3. Eligibility for licensure as an RN in the State of Illinois.
• Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.
Please submit an electronic application, including a letter of intent and curriculum vitae at https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=61907&job=full-professor-nursing-harriet-h-werley-endowed-chair-in-nursing-research
Job will remain posted until position is filled.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Call for proposals – Civic Engagement Research Fund Awards for FY 2017 (Fall 2016 – Spring 2017)
The Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement (IPCE) announces a call for proposals for research projects centered on civic engagement. UIC faculty and research staff of UIC research centers, institutes, and programs are eligible to apply. Awards are set at a maximum of $20,000 each.
IPCE seeks to partner on research that furthers understanding about effective strategies or tools that help:
1. citizens better understand the policymaking process;
2. citizens and communities to become more engaged in policy debate or deliberative processes;
3. government become more responsive to citizens;
4. government, non profits, and civic institutions use technology to engage and connect citizens (including those with disproportionately lower access to technology than the public at large) with government and/or improve service delivery;
5. community development efforts or local community change initiatives use civic engagement to enhance effectiveness or increase the overall impact of programs.
Applications must be submitted electronically by Monday, June 13. More details, including a full announcement and application, are available at www.ipce.uic.edu.
IPCE commitments are contingent upon FY2017 state funding and availability. At the time of this document’s release, IPCE FY2017 funding has not yet been confirmed.
IPCE works to enhance civic engagement through research, public discourse, and education while promoting the use of technology to enhance civic engagement and strengthen the democratic fabric of our city, state, and nation.
To download an application, please visit www.ipce.uic.edu. If you have any questions, please contact Katie James at (312) 355-0098.