Uppsala University, Department of Pharmacy

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 over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of Pharmacy at Uppsala University has an interdisciplinary environment at the center of the pharmaceutical arena. With frontline research, first-rate education and extensive collaborations we constitute an important driving force in the development of our academic field. In this inspiring environment our rich diversity of research groups, several of international prominence, develop and conduct work of great scientific importance. Among our core competences are pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics, computational modelling and simulations, in vitro ADME models, advanced in vivo methods, as well as patient and societal aspects, from optimizing the use of drugs in individuals to societal pharmaceutical policies. Together, we form a unique cluster of academic competences within pharmaceutical science, playing a key role in shaping the future of pharmacy in both Sweden and globally.

Our scientific focus areas in selection: Biological medicines • Pharmacokinetics-Pharmacodynamics • Pharmacometrics • Drug Delivery • Molecular Pharmaceutics • Pharmacoepidemiology • Social Pharmacy

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The project will involve establishment of pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) relationships/models for therapies against cancer in children. Pharmacometric models will be developed that describe the relationship between dose-concentration-toxicity, and which can be used to develop strategies to optimize therapy in individual patients.

The applicant must have a Master degree in pharmaceutical, medical, technical natural science or a related field. Applicants must have documented experience of project work in pharmacokinetics-pharmacodynamics in NONMEM or equivalent software for population analysis.

We attach great importance to personal suitability as well as motivation and interest in improving methods for therapy development in oncology. The applicant must be able to express him/herself well, both orally and in writing, in English. Applicants must be able to work independently and in a group.

Special merits
Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling and simulation based on clinical study data in oncology, preferably with a focus on treating children. Interest in, and skill in, scientific writing is highly desirable.

Application: The application should include (i) a motivation letter with a brief description of the candidate and research interests as well as experiences in relation to the requirements and qualifications listed above, and the topics pharmacometrics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and oncology (ii) the candidate’s CV, (iii) copies of diplomas and certificates, (iv) at least two recommendation letters or references and (v) as well as other relevant documents that the applicant wish to refer to, such as proficiency in English.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, 6 months. Scope of employment 100%. Starting date 15 February or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala

For further information about the position, please contact: Professor Lena Friberg, lena.friberg@farmaci.uu.se.

For questions around the employment, please contact human resource coordinator Pernilla Larsson pernilla.larsson@farmaci.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 25 January 2023, UFV-PA 2023/8.

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Type of employment Temporary position
Employment expires 2023-08-15
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2023-02-15 or as agreed
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2023/8
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 04.Jan.2023
Last application date 25.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

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