Doctoral Researcher in Intracellular Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine

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University of Helsinki

The School of Pharmacy on the College of Helsinki conducts analysis in pharmacy and supplies the very best schooling within the subject. The School presents the undergraduate levels of Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), Grasp of Science (Pharmacy) and Grasp of Science, in addition to doctoral levels (Physician of Philosophy (Pharmacy) and Physician of Philosophy). Moreover, the School presents specialisation research in neighborhood pharmacy and hospital pharmacy in addition to in industrial pharmacy, and actively participates in additional schooling within the subject. The School additionally educates Swedish-speaking Grasp of Science (Pharmacy) graduates. The School of Pharmacy has three divisions: Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Expertise. School workers from totally different research applications cooperate within the diploma programmes, that are chargeable for the schooling resulting in the diploma.

The School of Pharmacy invitations purposes for the place of a

DOCTORAL RESEARCHER in Intracellular Drug Supply and Nanomedicine

The place is a hard and fast time period place funded by the Jane and Aatos Erkko Basis. The beginning date is versatile from January 2024 onwards. The appointment is till 31 December 2026. The place is full of a 6 month probationary interval.

The undertaking is led by docent Shiqi Wang, on the Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Expertise ( The goal of the undertaking is to realize a greater understanding of how biotherapeutics (protein/genes) are delivered by nanotechnology. The profitable candidate is predicted to develop new imaging strategies to characterize the biotherapeutics throughout intracellular supply and validate it utilizing the state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopy strategies and assays. Your work will contribute to the basic understanding of how nanomedicine allow protein/genes supply, which is of nice significance for future growth of novel biotherapeutics.

The duties of the doctoral researcher embody conducting analysis within the undertaking framework with the goal of reaching doctoral diploma in accordance with the diploma necessities of the College of Helsinki, supervision of undergraduate college students, and different discipline-specific instructing. The instructing duties will cowl a most of 5 % of the overall working hours.

We provide

  • A compact analysis group with a supervisor who has time and curiosity that can assist you
  • Alternative to acquire multidisciplinary expertise in nanomedicine and cell biology
  • Nationwide and worldwide collaboration alternatives

We anticipate

  • MSc diploma in a related subject (e.g., pharmaceutical sciences, biology, biotechnology)
  • Fluent communication (oral and written) expertise in English
  • Curiosity, real curiosity in science, initiative
  • Capacity to work each independently and in a crew
  • Expertise in mammalian cell tradition and cell imaging by fluorescence microscopy

We additionally extremely admire expertise in

  • Nanomedicine for protein/gene supply
  • Fluorescence microscopy picture evaluation
  • Plasmid expression and cell transfection
  • Recombinant protein expression and purification
  • Immunostaining and Western Blot

The College of Helsinki welcomes candidates from quite a lot of genders, linguistic and cultural backgrounds, and minorities.

Proper to pursue a doctoral diploma

Please word that the appointee should receive the correct to pursue a doctoral diploma on the School of Pharmacy, College of Helsinki and approval by an appropriate doctoral programme (Doctoral Programme in Drug Analysis – DPDR) by the top of the 6 month probationary interval of the employment, except having already present research proper. The analysis plan and different software materials can be ready along with the PhD supervisor(s) to start with of the employment interval.

Wage and advantages

The wage relies on the job requirement scheme for instructing and analysis workers in keeping with the wage system of the Finnish universities. As well as, the appointee can be paid a private wage part. Doctoral researchers begin from requirement degree 2. In complete, the beginning gross wage of a doctoral researcher is often round 2 400 EUR per thirty days, and raises progressively because the PhD work progresses.

The requirement degree of a doctoral researcher is decided on the premise of progressing within the research. Doctoral researchers advance to degree 3, when they’re within the midpoint of finishing the work required for the doctoral diploma, and ultimately to degree 4, when the supervisor estimates that the researcher can publicly defend the dissertation in roughly one 12 months.

Learn in regards to the worker advantages on the College of Helsinki and why College of Helsinki is a superb selection: .

The way to apply

Please submit your software and the required attachments in English by way of the College of Helsinki Recruitment System ideally as a single PDF file.

The applying ought to embody:

  • a motivation letter (max 2 pages) describing why you have an interest on this place, how you’d contribute to this undertaking and the way you’re certified for this place
  • an in depth CV (max 2 pages) with full contact particulars, schooling/earlier levels obtained, prior work/analysis expertise, hyperlink to the net model of the MSc/licentiate thesis (if obtainable) and checklist of potential publications (if any), and call info of a number of earlier supervisors, employers, or different references/suggestions

The cut-off date for purposes is fifteenth December 2023(23:59 EEST). Purposes are reviewed already in the course of the software interval and Zoom interviews of shortlisted candidates will happen proper after the deadline.

Additional info

• Place and analysis undertaking: docent Shiqi Wang,
• Recruitment system and making use of: HR Specialist Heidi Kauppinen, heidi.m.kauppinen(at), +358504155341
• School of Pharmacy:
• Viikki Campus:
• Working on the College of Helsinki:
• Assist for worldwide workers: and in addition (Worldwide Home Helsinki)

Associated to admissions to doctoral research

• Utility course of to doctoral schooling (together with demonstration of language proficiency):
• About doctoral faculties and programmes:
• Doctoral Programme in Drug Analysis (DPDR):

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