Uppsala University, Farmakometri

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences has 150 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

Duties/Project description: The goal of our research is to develop optimized dosing of new or already approved drugs for treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in the pediatric population. The main tasks would be to use pharmacometric modelling to analyze pharmacokinetic data generated in multinational studies conducted by the BenefitKids consortium and in collaboration with the IMPAACT network. The position is part of the large and dynamic pharmacometrics research group lead by professor
Mats Karlsson.

Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in the field of pharmaceutics or simular. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc. The applicant should have experience in data analysis within in NONMEM.

We are looking for a curious, motivated person who can work independently and efficiently. We put a lot of value in co-operation and communication skills. To be thorough and good at scientific writing is important for the position.

Meritorious: Experience with pediatric pharmacology. An interest for infectious diseases and global access to quality health care.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: Immediately, or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Docent Elin Svensson e-mail elin.svensson@farmbio.uu.se or administrative coordinator Marina Rönngren, e-mail marina.ronngren@farmbio.uu.se +4618-471 4301.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than April 10 2020, UFV-PA 2020/178.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment omgående
Salary Fixed salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2020/178
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 24.Mar.2020
Last application date 10.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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