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PostDoc position in pharmaceutical technology

Closing Date
WorkplaceCMU Genève, Rue Michel-Servet 1, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland
Duration18 months
Job StartIdeally: April 2022

The School of pharmaceutical sciences promotes pharmaceutical sciences through excellence in education and research and assists in specific activities in humanity pharmacy. The School takes on a strong responsibility to maintain high-quality training of all professionals involved in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.
The School has state-of-the-art facilities and attracts researchers from all over the world. It benefits from excellent relationships with stakeholders, extensive collaborations with the pharmaceutical industry and health care providers. In a few years, the Section became a key player for pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the Lake Geneva and the Arc Alpin regions


The planned project is to develop injectable biodegradable hydrogels and transdermal formulations for the controlled release of pharmaceutical substances. The candidate will develop, characterize and test high-quality pharmaceutical-grade formulations for allergy desensitization. The goal is to eventually use these formulations in clinical trials in humans. The project will be run in collaboration with the pediatric unit of the Geneva University Hospitals and the Phytochemistry research unit of the Faculty of Science


PhD in pharmaceutical technology (or similar title). The successful candidate should have a strong background in parenteral and/or transdermal formulation discovery and development. Expertise in gels and micelles formulations is an asset. The ability to conduct animal experiments is a need. The candidate will be expected to learn new techniques and develop new avenues of research. The ability to conduct independent research and excellent communication skills are essential.

We offer

The salary will follow the standards of the University of Geneva.

Contact and Address

For you full application please contact: Prof. Eric Allémann (eric.allemannunige.ch), Dr. Emerson Ferreira Queiroz (emerson.ferreiraunige.ch),



0041 (0)22 379 6148


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