Applicants should hold (or expect to obtain) a minimum upper class honours degree (or equivalent) in chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, biomedical sciences, material sciences or relevant subject. A Master qualification in a similar area would be a significant advantage. Candidates with experience or interest in cancer biology, pharmaceutics, drug delivery or bioanalysis are encouraged to apply.
This project has a Band 3 fee. Details can be found here (View Website). For information on how to apply for this project, please visit the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health Doctoral Academy website (View Website).
Informal enquiries may be made directly to the primary supervisor.
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