Copenhagen PhD Fellowship in Pharmacovigilance in Denmark

The University of Copenhagen is accepting application for a Fellowship in Pharmacovigilance. Students from all nationals may apply the scholarship. They will be undertaking 3-years PhD Program in the field of Pharmacovigilance at the university. The deadline is 2 September 2018.

Program Description
The aim of the PhD project is to investigate the long-term adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs using Danish healthcare register data. Different analytical approaches will be explored, and epidemiological and statistical challenges, as well as limitations of data and methods, will be addressed.

Award Value
Salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant professional organizations. Depending on seniority, the monthly salary begins around DKK 26,754 (approx. 3,588 EUR) (taxable) plus pension. The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities (2013).

Level and Area of Studies
PhD Program in the field of Pharmacovigilance.

Place of Study
In Denmark.

Eligibility and Criteria
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a background in pharmaceutical sciences or another subject area related to this project. Previous practical experience with quantitative research within pharmaceutical sciences, drug utilisation, pharmacovigilance or pharmacoepidemiology will be considered strong assets for the candidate. Broad knowledge of medicines, pharmacotherapy and adverse effects, and knowledge of healthcare register data will be considered an advantage. The preferred candidate should also have experience with statistical analysis software such as SAS or Stata. The candidate should be enthusiastic about working in a collaborative research environment and be genuinely interested in pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology. A supervisory team will be connected to the PhD project, but the candidate is expected to be able to work independently on the project and contribute with ideas to the project and to the research plan.

Applicants’ Nationality
The UK and EU citizens are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
See the link below.

Submission Deadline
2 September 2018.

Website and Application Link