Uppsala University, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 45,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 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 multi-national 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: Eligible to be employed as a researcher is the person who has completed a doctoral degree (PhD) in the field of pharmaceutics or similar, or holds a foreign degree which corresponds to the doctorate degree in specified fields .Applicants should have experience in data analysis within 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 salaries.

Starting date: Immediately, by agreement

Typ of employment: Temporary position 2 years

Scope of emplyment: 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 2020/179.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at ifss@uadm.uu.se.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2020/179
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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