4 PhD position in Pharmaceutical Sciences
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Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences has 140 employees and a number of visiting researchers and fellow students. The department has twelve research groups with a common administration and we are doing research and teaching in pharmaceutical cell biology / biochemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical and drug addiction, pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, pharmacometry, clinical pharmacy, bioinformatics, imaging mass spectrometry, molecular neuropharmacology, immunology, biological drugs / biotechnology as well as toxicology and drug safety. More information about the department and its activities can be found at www.farmbio.uu.se.
Placement: The PhD student position is associated with the research group Pharmacometrics.
Duties: The work will involve design and analysis of exposure-response data of drug against tuberculosis. Data will be received through an European research consortium where drugs will be developed within the consortium consisting of European drug companies and institutions. Data will be of pre-clinical nature as well as clinical patient data. Teaching and other administrative work might be included.
Requirements: The applicant should have a suitable undergraduate exam from the area of pharmaceutical science of 4 years full time studies including course work in pharmacokinetics or equivalent. The applicant should have social skills, team-player, highly motivated and interested in research within pharmacometrics. The applicant should have high communication skills in writing and oral presentation, in Swedish and English. The applicant should have experience of pharmacometric research within tuberculosis drug development.
The applicant should be highly motivated and have a genuine interest in research in the field of pharmacometrics.
Information about research-level education, eligibility requirements, and admission regulations can be found at http://www2.medfarm.uu.se/utbildning/forskarniva/.
Applicants will be ranked by the supervisor in consultation with the Department Research Education group. The Committee for Research Education at the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine-Pharmacy will admit the PhD student. Salaries will follow local guidelines at Uppsala University.
Rules governing PhD candidates are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala university's rules and guidelines http://regler.uu.se/search/?hits=30&languageId=1&search-language_en=English. The holders of PhD student position primarily devote their time to own research-level education. Other duties at the Department involving teaching and administrative tasks maybe included in the framework of the position (max 20%). The PhD program normally lasts for 4 years research, plus maximally one year of teaching.
Application: The application should include a letter with a brief description of research interests and relevant experience in relation to the requirements listed above, a CV, copies of diplomas and certificates, thesis as well as other relevant documents that the applicant wish to refer to.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: By agreement. Temporary position.
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position, please contact professor Ulrika Simonsson e-mail: Ulrika.Simonsson@farmbio.uu.se
For questions around the employment, please contact administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your application by 16 of August 2019. UFV-PA 2019/2503
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Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/2503
Last application date: 2019-08-16
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