The Department of Pharmacy at Uppsala University is inviting application for 2 PhD positions in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology.

About the project:
  • Project 1: Non-invasive diagnosis of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease using magnetic imaging techniques
  • Project 2: Early detection of colorectal cancer using non-invasive, magnetic imaging techniques
  • The projects are highly interdisciplinary acting at the interface of pharmaceutical and material sciences.
  • The PhD students will work in the area of pharmaceutical nanotechnology with the aim to develop nanomaterials for diagnosis of gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPION) can be used as contrast agents in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or as tracer modalities in magnetic particle imaging (MPI).

Focus areas:

  • Molecular Pharmaceutics
  • Drug Delivery
  • Pharmaceutical nanotechnology
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Pharmacometrics
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Social Pharmacy


  • Applications from highly motivated candidates are welcome.
  • Candidate should have a Master of Science in Pharmaceutics, Chemical/biochemical engineering, Chemistry, Biomedicine or similarly relevant field, and have good communication skills in oral and written English.

How to apply:

Apply online (in English) and should contain the following:

  • A letter in which the applicant describes her- or himself and indicates the preferred project (Project 1 or Project 2) she/he is interested in, motivates why she/he has applied for the position, states relevant qualifications and indicates research interests and plans for the future.
  • CV including at least two references (phone number and email), and
  • Copies of relevant certificates, degrees and grades, and copies of master thesis and other documents, such as publications.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Uppsala University
Country Sweden
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Pharmaceutics, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedicine
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 4 June 2021

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