4 January 2019.
Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD student position at Karolinska Institutet in Nanomedicine
- Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences.
- NANOSTEM is a multidisciplinary and innovative project that investigates approaches to drug delivery targeting specifically neurogenic niches. It brings together academic and industrial teams with interdisciplinary fields of expertise ranging from nanotechnology, in vitro Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) models, neural stem cell (NSC) biology, animal testing, and clinical research.
- The NANOSTEM network is formed by 9 internationally recognized research institutions, complemented by 5 partner organizations that will contribute to the research training programme.
- The project aims to train a new generation of nanomedicine experts able to work and communicate across disciplines. Importantly, the project will also provide a substantial training program in complementary skills, targeting both professional and personal development as well as the translation of research and entrepreneurship.
The candidate will have to accomplish the following tasks:
- Secondments at Queen Mary University of London (the UK, 1 month, zebrafish).
- The short visit to MJR Pharmjet GMBJ (Germany) to gain experience on drug encapsulation in an industry setting.
- Participate in training events for researchers and Principal Investigators involved in the project.
- Contribute to the reporting of project milestones and deliverables in accordance with EU deadlines.
- Promote and disseminate results of the project, which includes contributing to newsletters and participating in outreach events.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Medical Biochemistry.
- DNA nanotechnology.
- Health sciences.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
longer than 6 months (full time)
- Has been awarded advanced/second-cycle/master qualification (i.e. master degree).
- Has acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in Sweden or abroad.
- Proficiency in English equivalent to the course English B (such as through IELTS or TOEFL):
IELTS Academic: Minimum test results (an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5)
TOEFL Paper-based test (PBT): A total score of 575 and 4.5 in the written test
TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): A total score of 90 and 20 in the written test.
- Must be in the first 4 years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree (PhD).
- Must not have resided in Sweden for more than 12 months in the 3 years prior to selection
- Excellent writing and presentation skills
- Flexibility and ability to work in a team environment
- Should have a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences or Engineering Sciences (or a similar degree) with background knowledge in nanotechnology and cell biology. Previous experience with animal research is desirable but not a requirement.
- Documented subject knowledge of relevance to the area of research:
– Analytical skill.
– Other documented knowledge or experience that may be relevant to doctoral studies in the subject.
- All doctoral students at KI receive financial support during their doctoral.
Second Step: The application must contain the following documents in Swedish or English:
- A personal letter and a curriculum vitae.
- Academic degree diplomas, transcripts of records in the original language and, if applicable, authorized translations.
- Copies of degree projects and any previous publications.
- Proof of English proficiency.
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