PhD Studentship in Drug Engineering at University of Oxford
Research Studentship in Nanoparticle Drug Delivery
University of Oxford – Department of Engineering Science
A fully funded 3 year studentship in Nanoparticle Drug Delivery is available from October 2010. The successful candidate will work in the area of Drug and Vaccine Delivery at the Departments` Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Headington.
You are likely to hold a first-class degree in a relevant area of engineering (biomedical, chemical or pharmaceutical engineering), materials, pharmaceutical sciences or other relevant subject, and possess good experimental, analytical and computational skills and an interest in drug delivery. Experience in nanoparticle and microparticle manufacturing methods as well as scientific programming together with evidence of high self-motivation and good organisational skills are desirable.
The ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and to communicate scientific ideas clearly, orally and in writing with the interpersonal skills necessary to contribute effectively to a collaborative project would be advantageous.
This studentship will fund home or overseas University fees over three years together with a stipend currently of £13,900 per annum. Candidates are expected to meet the Graduate Admissions criteria available at https://www.eng.ox.ac.uk/postgrad/criteria.pdf and a full graduate application must be made at the same time as applying for this studentship. Further details about making a graduate application are available at https://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/postgraduate/apply
Please send a letter of application for the studentship, which should explain your interest in and relevant experience for the advertised post, together with a detailed CV to: Mrs Debbie Wyatt, PA to the Senior Administrator, Department of Engineering Science, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ.
Please quote DF10036 in all correspondence to the Department and in your graduate application.
The closing date for applications is 15th July 2010
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