PhD Position @ João Conde Lab


New PhD Position supervised by João Conde, group leader of the Nanomedicine lab. Deadline is August 23rd.


The candidate will be involved in the synthesis and characterization of hybrid nanoparticles and hydrogels for local therapy using multicolor miRNA circuits for breast cancer in vitro and in vivo. He will also be involved in the evaluation of therapeutic efficacy and tumor heterogeneity profiling in different types of breast cancer in in vitro and in vivo tumor models.

Requirements are the enrolment in a PhD in the field of Biomedicine or intend to enter one; enthusiasm for science, scientific rigor, critical thinking, proactivity and resilience; good teamwork and interpersonal skills; excellent communication and writing skills; excellent command of the English language; previous experience (preferred) in at least one of the following research fields:

  1. Nanoparticles and biomaterials (synthesis and functionalization of biomaterials).
  2. Gene therapies
  3. Cancer therapies
  4. Human cell culture and cellular and molecular biology assays.

Applications must be formalized by sending, by email to mentioning the reference Grant DAI/2021/14 in the Subject of the message, a Letter of Motivation accompanied by the following documents:

  • Detailed candidate's Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificate of Qualifications
  • Proof of inscription on a PhD degree or statement on the CV or on the letter of motivation saying that wants to enter a PhD degree
  • Other supporting documents deemed relevant.

More details here.

Grupo de Investigação